Call animal control in your town and surrounding towns to report your lost dog.
For a list of CT Animal Control contact numbers, click HERE
Do a Quick Search of the Area. Do Not Call out to the dog. If you have a fenced in yard, keep gate open so dog can come back in. If there's an electric fence, turn fence off so dog can come back without getting shocked.
Leave Food and Water outside. Place the dogs bed in the area of your yard the dog went missing.
place your missing dog on your local Facebook Groups. Include your phone number, cross streets, town and a photo of your dog.
Fill out a lost dog form on https://www.ctdgrv.org
When looking for your dog DO NOT CALL OUT TO YOUR DOG. Your dog will just run away. if you see your dog, get on the ground, Do Not make eye contact. You can use food, a favorite toy or another dog to lure your dog to you.
NEVER CHASE OR CALL OUT TO A LOST DOG! We advise AGAINST search parties.
(tips from ctdgrv)