Stray Animals (Lost/Found)

lost-pets

The Snake River Animal Shelter cannot accept any lost or found animals. Anyone who brings an animal into Snake River Animal Shelter that does not have an owner will be directed to the Idaho Falls Animal Shelter upon arrival.  Our goal is to help any lost animal be returned to their rightful owner and that is done through the Idaho Falls Animal Shelter.  We are able to scan an animal for a microchip but unfortunately we do not have the resources to locate potential owners.

Lost Pet:

  • Call all surrounding Animal Shelters and Humane Society’s and file a lost pet report
    • Idaho Falls Animal Shelter 208-612-8670
    • Bonneville Humane Society 208-529-9725
    • Humane Society of Upper Valley 208-682-4788
    • Helping Animals Rescue Team (HART) 208-317-6102
    • Pocatello Animal Shelter 208-234-6156
    • Bannock Humane Society 208-232-0371
    • Blackfoot Animal Shelter 208-785-6897
  • Post online in local groups with a picture, description, date/ time, and location of where last seen
  • Put up posters in area of last seen

Found Pet:

  • Call local Animal Shelter and give a found pet report
  • Take animal to local veterinarian or animal shelter to scan for microchip
  • Post online in local groups with a picture, description, date/time, and location of where pet was found. (Remember to leave out some key details to make sure the person can identify animal completely before turning animal over)
  • You can always take animal to local animal shelter if you cannot take care of animal while looking for rightful owners

Remember to ALWAYS have a collar with some kind of identification tag securely on it. Microchips are also another great way to identify your animal. It is a rice size chip that goes underneath the skin in between the shoulder blades. It is an invisible identification tag that cannot be lost like collars and tags. It is NOT a tracking device. WE MICROCHIP!

 

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