Losing a pet can be a very distressing time, remember, if you have lost your pet, never give up hope and remember it's now the law to have your your pet micro-chipped.
There are a number of things you need to do if you lose your pet -
There are a number of things you need to do if you find a pet -
If you find a pet then you should either report it to the local police station or to the local dog warden (you will be able to get their telephone number from your local authority website or phone book) who will then give you further instructions as to your next steps. Each police or dog warden may give you slightly different information depending on which part of the country you live in.
Make sure to check local social media as there are now a number of groups dedicated to reuniting lost or stolen pets.
Dawn Murray's new book 'An Introduction to Pet Bereavement Counselling' is now available to buy on Amazon. This is a must have reference book for anyone who supports or counsels others through pet bereavement.