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Lost & Found Friday – March 21, a plan for strays

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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 – What to do if you find a stray pet

Do you know what to do if you find a stray pet?

  1. Check for a license or ID tag. If there are no tags, ask around the neighborhood where you found the animal to see if anybody knows him/her.
  2. Take the pet to the nearest vet or shelter to have him/her scanned for a microchip and checked for a tattoo.
  3. Notify all the authorities: call the local police (non emergency line), county kennel, local animal control (to complete a found dog report)
  4. Create 'found dog' posters and put them in high traffic areas and all animal related businesses.
  5. Post the animal on your local Craigslist, and on other online lost & found pet sites.
  6. Put a found pet ad in your local newspaper. (they are often free)

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LOST: "Poodle", Hilliard
LOST: "Poodle", Hilliard L&F Ohio Pets

LOST: "Poodle", Hilliard

LOST: March 10, Hilliard/Franklin Cty. "Poodle" is a female tan/gray toy poodle from Dayton. She was visiting in Columbus when she jumped out of the car behind the Walmart in Hilliard, and took off running toward Giant Eagle. She weighs about 7 lbs. REWARD!! Contact: 378239583 or 9373055628.

LOST/STOLEN: "Cotton", Cleveland Hts.
LOST/STOLEN: "Cotton", Cleveland Hts. L&F Ohio Pets

LOST/STOLEN: "Cotton", Cleveland Hts.

STOLEN: approx March 8, Cleveland Hts / Cuyahoga Cty. "Cotton" is a male white bichon that was stolen out of his yard in the Coventry area. His elderly owner is devastated. Contact: 216-264-0844

FOUND: black cat, Reynoldsburg
FOUND: black cat, Reynoldsburg L&F Ohio Pets

FOUND: black cat, Reynoldsburg

FOUND: beginning of March, Reynoldsburg / Franklin Cty. Longhair black cat found on East side of Columbus. Unknown gender. Very friendly. Contact Anna: anna_voron@hotmail.com

LOST: "Izzy", Pickerington
LOST: "Izzy", Pickerington L&F Ohio Pets

LOST: "Izzy", Pickerington

LOST: March 3, Pickerington / Fairfield Cty. "Izzy" is a black and white Shih tzu missing from Basil Western Rd. NW from Dr Gesel's office. $500 reward Contact:
614-204-2271 or 614-237-0023

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

FOUND: red nose pit, Coalburg

FOUND: March 11, Coalburg / Hubbard Twp - Trumbull County. This female red pit was found on Chestnut Ridge Rd. (x Wick Campbell Rd) Well behaved. Doesn't stink. Someone's missing her. Please share.
Contact: 330.534.8501 or 330.502.5444 after 5pm

LOST: "Autumn", Kensington
LOST: "Autumn", Kensington L&F Ohio Pets

LOST: "Autumn", Kensington

LOST: March 9, Kensington / Columbiana Cty. "Autumn" is a 10 yr old female blue heeler. She is believed to be headed in the direction of Paris, Ohio. Was wearing a faded Nascar collar and had old Stark Cty ID/rabies tags. Contact if spotted or found: 330-862-3674

FOUND: 2 boxers, Troy
FOUND: 2 boxers, Troy L&F Ohio Pets

FOUND: 2 boxers, Troy

FOUND: March 12, Troy / Miami County. Two boxers, one male, one female found running together. Currently on stray hold at the Miami County Animal Shelter. If not claimed they will be up for adoption on 3/15. Please share to find their owner! Contact: 937-332-6919

LOST: "Haze", Akron
LOST: "Haze", Akron L&F Ohio Pets

LOST: "Haze", Akron

LOST: Summit County, Oh. Akron area on Thorton Ave. "Haze" is a male yellow lab 6 yrs. old not wearing a collar. Haze was seen around archwood and brown all the way to south. Posted missing March 12th. Contact is Rhonda 330-431-7654 or 330-990-7120

FOUND: blue/white pit, Bazetta
FOUND: blue/white pit, Bazetta L&F Ohio Pets

FOUND: blue/white pit, Bazetta

FOUND: March 11, Bazetta Township / Trumbull County. Blue and white pit bull found on Durst Clagg Road. Contact: 330-501-9040 if you know where this dog belongs.

LOST: "Faith", Hartville
LOST: "Faith", Hartville L&F Ohio Pets

LOST: "Faith", Hartville

LOST: 3/13/2014 Hartville / Stark County. "Faith" is a female Chow mix approx. 40 lbs, missing from Woodland Avenue . Wearing multi-color collar and dragging purple leash. Last seen running through back yards on Woodland Ave SW in Hartville, parallel to rt43, heading south towards North Canton. She is a new rescue that has escaped, and she doesn't know her name yet. She is not aggressive but very, very scared and shy. If anyone has info or sees this dog please call the Police Department or Paws and Prayers 330-475-8300.

FOUND: reddish dog, Canton
FOUND: reddish dog, Canton L&F Ohio Pets

FOUND: reddish dog, Canton

FOUND: 3/11 Canton / Stark County.Male yellow lab, wearing an invisible fence collar when picked up. Currently being held at the Stark County Dog Warden. They are calling him "Conner" #02. Stray hold expires 3/15. Contact: 330-451-2343.

LOST: "Carmen", St. Paris
LOST: "Carmen", St. Paris L&F Ohio Pets

LOST: "Carmen", St. Paris

LOST: 3/13 St. Paris / Champaign Cty. (near Urbana) "Carmen" is an 8 yr old female fawn Chihuahua. She weighs about 5 lbs. Last seen on Collins Rd. She is wearing a light blue sweater. Contact: 937-206-5091

FOUND: male boxer, Albany
FOUND: male boxer, Albany L&F Ohio Pets

FOUND: male boxer, Albany

FOUND: March 13,Albany / Athens County. Intact male boxer, not wearing a collar. Has white chest and toes. He is housebroken. Contact: 740-541-1719

LOST: 2 dogs, Mingo Junction
LOST: 2 dogs, Mingo Junction L&F Ohio Pets

LOST: 2 dogs, Mingo Junction

LOST: Feb 20, Mingo Junction / Jefferson Cty. "Kruger" (poss. Shepherd mix?) and "Willie" (possible pointer mix?) are male dogs. Contact: 740-457-8320 — with Brittany Buchanan.

FOUND: husky mix, Thompson
FOUND: husky mix, Thompson L&F Ohio Pets

FOUND: husky mix, Thompson

FOUND: March 12, Thompson / Geauga Cty. Intact male husky mix, one blue eye, one brown. Currently on stray hold at the Geauga County Dog Shelter. They are calling him "Dickins". contact: (440) 286-8135

LOST: "Diesel", Alliance
LOST: "Diesel", Alliance L&F Ohio Pets

LOST: "Diesel", Alliance

LOST: March 14, Alliance / Stark County. "Diesel" is a male black lab about 40 pounds with a white strip from his chin to his stomach. He's about a year old and is very friendly. Last seen on the corner of Mahoning and Lake Park going towards Broadway junk yard.Contact: Chris carte-330-248-3995 or Tiffani poppino-330-581-8553

FOUND: gray cat, Cuyahoga Falls
FOUND: gray cat, Cuyahoga Falls L&F Ohio Pets

FOUND: gray cat, Cuyahoga Falls

FOUND: March 4, Cuyahoga Falls/ Summit Cty. Male gray cat found at intersection of Wyoga Lake and Akron-Cleveland Rd. near Indian Mill. Contact: 330 653-5189

LOST: 2 dogs, Barberton
LOST: 2 dogs, Barberton L&F Ohio Pets

LOST: 2 dogs, Barberton

LOST: March 14, Barberton / Summit County. 2 dogs, one is a husky, the other is a schnauzer/bichon mix. If you have seen them or found them contact: 317.418.1971 REWARD

LOOSE DOG: Swanton
LOOSE DOG: Swanton L&F Ohio Pets

LOOSE DOG: Swanton

LOOSE DOG ALERT: March 14, Swanton / Fulton County. A black and tan dog has been wandering the town for a couple of weeks. very shy personality. No contact info available.

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

FOUND: red nose pit, Bath

FOUND: March 11, Bath / Summit County. Red nose pit or pit mix found wandering Crystal Lake Rd. Contact: 330-801-5607 if you know who this dog belongs to.

LOST: maltipoo, Elyria
LOST: maltipoo, Elyria L&F Ohio Pets

LOST: maltipoo, Elyria

LOST: March 8, Elyria / Lorain County. 3 yr old spayed female maltipoo (maltese/poodle mix) missing near Elyria Windsor elementary school, N. Abbe Rd. Not chipped. Wearing a collar with tags. Contact: 440-731-6933, 440-61-06967, av8tech@gmail.com

FOUND: white dog, Akron
FOUND: white dog, Akron L&F Ohio Pets

FOUND: white dog, Akron

FOUND: March 15, Akron / Summit County. Young female white pit bull  or pit mix with gray spots. Being held at Summit County Animal Control. Contact: (330) 643 - 2845

FOUND: white boxer, Warren
FOUND: white boxer, Warren L&F Ohio Pets

FOUND: white boxer, Warren

FOUND: March 14, Warren / Trumbull Cty. Adult neutered male white boxer (approx 6- 8 yrs old?) found on Maxwell Ave. Has a little deformity of the jaw and is underweight. About 67 lbs. Being held at the Trumbull County Dog Kennel. They are calling him "Thiago". Stray hold ends 3/17. Contact: 330-675-2787

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