Getting the word out early is the key to getting your dog or cat back safe and soundly. Don’t assume your pet will return on his or her own in a few hours. And don’t wait around. As soon as you are aware that your pet is missing, GET THE WORD OUT.
Create physical posters and hang them within a couple miles’ radius of your home. Always include a physical description of your pet and a picture. Make special note of any distinctive coloring, markings, or other features. Include the animal’s name, as it may make it easier for someone to call your pet over and safely capture them to return to you.