TIPS FOUND ANIMALS

GENERAL TIPS

  • Search for the pet found in our database under missing pets.
  • Register the pet found with us as soon as possible.
  • Fill out the form with as many details as you can.
  • Upload pictures of the found pet in order to increase the chances of it being recognized.
  • Make a note of the Amivedi registration number of the animal found.
  • Create a poster and distribute it in the neighbourhood.
  • Check with your local council what the rules are regarding the hanging of posters to prevent you getting fined. 
  • Advertise in local papers and hang up posters on notice boards at schools and busy shops in the area.
  • Inform your neighbours, animal ambulance, police, animal shelters and other organisations involved in animal welfare that you have found a pet.
  • Regularly check the list of missing animals on our website, until the pet you found has been reunited with its owner.
  • Read the legal terms that apply when you give shelter to a found pet. 
  • If the animal you found is wounded, contact the animal ambulance immediately or take the pet to a local veterinarian as soon as possible.
  • If the animal you found has died, contact the animal ambulance or local council.

TIPS FOR CATS

  • Find the appropriate colour of your cat with the aid of our cat colour chart. Download
  • Ask your local veterinarian or the animal ambulance to check if the cat you found has a microchip.

TIPS FOR DOGS

  • Find the appropriate dog breed with the aid of our dog breed chart. Download
  • The law requires all dogs to be micro chipped. Ask your local veterinarian or the animal ambulance to check if the dog you found has a microchip.
  • Return to the place where you found the dog to see if the owner or dog walker is searching for the animal there. 

TIPS FOR BIRDS

  • Find the appropriate bird species with the aid of our bird species chart. Download