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Lost & Found Friday – March 14, microchips bring pets home

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The Lost & Found Friday column networks displaced pets from Ohio areas north of Columbus. To see pets lost and found all throughout the state of Ohio, please visit Lost & Found Ohio Pets on Facebook.

Please be sure to view the photos and details in the list attached to each article.

If you have lost your pet or found a stray animal, please contact the Cleveland Pets Examiner or Lost & Found Ohio Pets with all of the information. The more information the better! Be sure to include date missing, area last seen, pet’s name – age – breed – and other distinguishing characteristics. Don't forget to provide contact information and a photo.

Please be sure to view past Lost & Found Friday articles for a host of great tips for finding your lost pet.

Today's Tip – Microchips bring pets home!

Lost & Found Ohio had two found dogs listed this week on their Facebook page that were reunited with owners – all because they had been microchipped! Both dogs had been missing for months. Not only is it good sense to get your pet chipped to help ensure that she will get home to you if she is lost, but don't forget to take any stray dog you find to get scanned. The importance of a microchip cannot be overstated.

Most pounds and Animal Control departments have a scanner on hand, and they will scan a pet you bring to them to look for ID. Some vets and rescues also have scanners. If you find a stray animal, it's your responsibility to report it to local authorities, and good practice to have the pet scanned. If it is microchipped, it can get a pet home in hours, instead of days or weeks.

The lost and found pets that appear in these articles want to be reunited with their families, and their families are looking for them! This week there are an inordinate number of found stray animals. Remember, the found pets here that end up in shelters will only get a three day hold grace period, and after that they can be euthanized! If you see a pet in the list that is missing from your area, please keep on the lookout, and please continue to share with your friends.

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LOST: schnauzer, Lakewood
LOST: schnauzer, Lakewood L&F Ohio Pets

LOST: schnauzer, Lakewood

LOST: March 6, Lakewood / Cuyahoga Cty. 3 yr old male Miniature Schnauzer, Black w/ White Beard. He is Microchipped
Requires DAILY medication -- wearing a black collar with little white bones on it, along with his dog license.

Last seen on Clarence Avenue near Bramley and Lakewood Heights Blvd Please Call: 440-258-6945
$$ REWARD $$

FOUND: red nose pit, Akron
FOUND: red nose pit, Akron L&F Ohio Pets

FOUND: red nose pit, Akron

FOUND: March 6, Akron /Summit County. Female red nose pit bull. Contact: 330-730-9512, or email mbeck1206@gmail.com if you are the owner or knows where this dog belongs.

FOUND: boxer, Payne
FOUND: boxer, Payne L&F Ohio Pets

FOUND: boxer, Payne

FOUND: March 4, Payne / Paulding Cty. Male brown and white boxer. Found on S. Main Street. Being held at the Paulding County Dog Kennel. Contact: 419-399-9728

LOST: "Shag", Brookfield
LOST: "Shag", Brookfield L&F Ohio Pets

LOST: "Shag", Brookfield

LOST: March 6, Brookfield / Trumbull County. "Shag" is a Yorkshire terrier missing from Rt 7 NE. Very skittish. Contact: 330-727-0736. REWARD

FOUND: jack russell terrier, Pauldiing
FOUND: jack russell terrier, Pauldiing L&F Ohio Pets

FOUND: jack russell terrier, Pauldiing

FOUND: March 6, Paulding / Paulding Cty. Male Jack Russell found on Rita St. Being held at the Paulding County Dog Kennel. Contact: 419-399-9728

FOUND: brindle pit bull, Paulding
FOUND: brindle pit bull, Paulding L&F Ohio Pets

FOUND: brindle pit bull, Paulding

FOUND: Feb 23, Paulding / Paulding Cty. Neutered male brindle pit bull mix. Being held at the Paulding County Dog Kennel. Contact: 419-399-9728

LOST: "Fluffy", Mansfield
LOST: "Fluffy", Mansfield L&F Ohio Pets

LOST: "Fluffy", Mansfield

LOST: March 7, Mansfield, OH./Richland County by McDonalds off of I-71 and 13. Spayed Female, Orange tabby with white on chest "Fluffy" is wearing a red harness, no micro chip. Posted March 7th. If you have information contact Michellekacz@yahoo.com

FOUND: terrier mix, Howland
FOUND: terrier mix, Howland L&F Ohio Pets

FOUND: terrier mix, Howland

FOUND: March 6, Howland / Trumbull County. Small terrier mix dog. Currently being held at the Trumbull County Dog Kennel (Pound) Contact: 330-675-2787

FOUND: pit bull/lab mix, Wooster
FOUND: pit bull/lab mix, Wooster L&F Ohio Pets

FOUND: pit bull/lab mix, Wooster

FOUND: March 5, Wooster / Wayne County. Young female black and white pit/lab mix. Being held at Wayne County Humane Society. ID#22176452 Contact: (330) 262-0152

LOOSE DOG: Sharpei, Akron
LOOSE DOG: Sharpei, Akron L&F Ohio Pets

LOOSE DOG: Sharpei, Akron

LOOSE DOG ALERT: FOUND: Akron/Canton, Oh. Portage Lakes area Shar Pei mix, posted March 8th as running in the neighborhood. If you are missing this dog or have information call 330-645-2751.

LOST: pit puppy, Willard
LOST: pit puppy, Willard L&F Ohio Pets

LOST: pit puppy, Willard

LOST: Willard, Ohio / Huron County. Posted on March 8th. Young male pit bull - mostly black with white on chest and paws. If you have any information contact 419-744-0110.

FOUND: yorkie, Garfield Hts
FOUND: yorkie, Garfield Hts L&F Ohio Pets

FOUND: yorkie, Garfield Hts

FOUND: Garfield Hts./Cuyahoga County March 7th near Pet Supplies Plus and Turney Rd. Yorkie had a black and white leash and collar with 2012 Stark tags. If you have information please contact the Garfield Heights Animal Control: (216) 475-1108

FOUND: Shih tzu, Portage Cty.
FOUND: Shih tzu, Portage Cty. L&F Ohio Pets

FOUND: Shih tzu, Portage Cty.

FOUND: March 8, Portage Cty. Female Shih Tzu, recently groomed. Currently on Stray hold at Portage County Dog Warden's Office and Shelter (330) 297-6924

LOST: "DJ", Nashville
LOST: "DJ", Nashville L&F Ohio Pets

LOST: "DJ", Nashville

LOST: March 3, Nashville, OH / Holmes County. "DJ" is believed to have survived a fire at his family's home. Friendly but scared. Contact: 330-275-9747

FOUND: Shih tzu, Ravenna
FOUND: Shih tzu, Ravenna L&F Ohio Pets

FOUND: Shih tzu, Ravenna

FOUND: March 2014, Ravenna / Portage Cty. This little shih-tzu's stray hold has expired and she is up for adoption. If you know who her family is, call the Portage County Dog Warden's Office and Shelter (330) 297-6924

FOUND: pointer & mix, Youngstown
FOUND: pointer & mix, Youngstown L&F Ohio Pets

FOUND: pointer & mix, Youngstown

FOUND: Youngstown, Oh./Mahoning County on the side of the road 680 South just past the Midlothian Blvd. exit. Posted on March 9th. Both dogs did not have collars or ID tags. Now being held at the Mahoning County Dog Pound. 330-740-2205 X1

FOUND: pointer & jrt, Delaware
FOUND: pointer & jrt, Delaware L&F Ohio Pets

FOUND: pointer & jrt, Delaware

FOUND: Delaware County, Oh. March 8th. One dog appears to be a JRT or rat terrier, and the other appears to be a pointer. no collars or micro chips. They are currently at the Delaware County Dog Shelter 740-368-1915.

LOST: "Liam", Uhrichsville
LOST: "Liam", Uhrichsville L&F Ohio Pets

LOST: "Liam", Uhrichsville

LOST: March 1, Uhrichsville/Tuscarawas County. "Liam" is an all white male cat. He was last seen betewen the junior high and the moose club. Contact: 330-987-0442

FOUND: beagle, Medina
FOUND: beagle, Medina L&F Ohio Pets

FOUND: beagle, Medina

FOUND: March 9, Medina / Medina Cty. Male Adult beagle found running loose near Friendship St. and Elmwood. He's about 6 years old. If not claimed he will be put up for adoption on March 12. Contact: Medina County Animal Shelter: 330-725-9121. They are calling him "Laddy".

FOUND: senior beagle, Medina
FOUND: senior beagle, Medina L&F Ohio Pets

FOUND: senior beagle, Medina

FOUND: March 9, Medina / Medina Cty. This senior male beagle was found running loose with another beagle on Friendship St.at Elmwood. If not claimed he will be put up for adoption on 3/12. He is being held at the Medina County Animal Shelter. Contact: 330-725-9121. They are calling him "Flynn".

FOUND: 2 doxies, Oberlin
FOUND: 2 doxies, Oberlin L&F Ohio Pets

FOUND: 2 doxies, Oberlin

FOUND: March 10, Oberlin / Lorain Cty. Two doxies, one with short hair, one with long hair. Neither wearing a collar or tags. Contact: june@pawsinnthewoods.com

FOUND: orange/white cat, Cuyahoga Falls
FOUND: orange/white cat, Cuyahoga Falls L&F Ohio Pets

FOUND: orange/white cat, Cuyahoga Falls

FOUND: March 9, Cuyahoga Falls/Summit Cty. This orange and white tabby was hanging around an apartment building off of Portage Trail near State St. Contact: 330.573.2331 or 570.590.8123

FOUND: black lab, Lancaster
FOUND: black lab, Lancaster L&F Ohio Pets

FOUND: black lab, Lancaster

FOUND: March 11, Lancaster / Fairfield County. Black lab found on Ireland Road. White spot on chest. Contact: 7402773911 zachtribby@yahoo.com

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