Las Vegas, Nevada 2022-06-30 14:59:32 –
Las Vegas (KLAS) — During the first 10 days of July 2021, the Animal Foundation accepted more than 550 lost and frightened animals. Many sought safety from the noisy neighborhood fireworks festival.
In fact, according to the Animal Foundation, more pets will be lost during the week of July 4th than at any other time. Therefore, the shelter will be exempt from the collection fee for all lost and stray animals from July 1st to July 10th.
Of the 550 animals captured during that period in 2021, only 20% were recovered by their owners, and the Animal Foundation hopes to increase that proportion by exempting them from fees.
If your pet gets lost, check your neighborhood, ask your neighbors, post a photo on social media, and register that you got lost. This website..You can also check out of the Animal Foundation Lost and found officeWill be updated regularly.
If you find your pet on the Animal Foundation’s site, go to the shelter between 11:00 am and 7:00 pm and apply for an animal with proof of ownership.
“When you’re ready for your vacation, take the time to think about your pet,” said Kelsey Pizzazi, Communications Manager at The Animal Foundation. “Fireworks and other loud noises increase anxiety, and pets can panic, jump over fences, and escape for safety. Therefore, pets can be boxed in the house, washed. Room, toilet. “
Similarly, if you find a lost pet, they are very likely to live nearby. Recent research shows that most lost dogs can be found within a mile of home. You can post your pet to using social media such as Nextdoor or Facebook This siteAnd take your pet to the neighborhood to see if anyone is aware of it.