Lost and Found
Searching for a Lost Pet
If you have lost a pet, it is very important to work quickly; with each passing day, the chances of a reunion lessen.
Here are suggestions for finding a lost pet in the Tuscaloosa, AL area.
Call Tuscaloosa Metro Animal Shelter 752-9101 (hotline 349-8538). Stray animals found by animal control are taken to Tuscaloosa Metro Animal Shelter (not our organization), so check with them immediately and regularly!
Post your animal's picture, your name, and the area from which it was lost in local Facebook groups
like Tuscaloosa Missing Pets and Feline Friends of Tuscaloosa. We can also post your pet's information on our Facebook group.
Create fliers with a photograph and reward offer (don’t specify amount). Post in the following:
Surrounding Area: Grocery/Convenience Stores, Laundromats, People on foot
High-Traffic Areas: Wal-Mart/Target, Public libraries, Downtown post office on 22nd Avenue
Animal Areas: Veterinary clinics, Pet supply stores, Grooming shops, Humane Society Adoption Center
Put up real-estate-type signs at intersections in your area where people must stop their cars (red lights, stop signs, and yield signs).
Place an ad in the newspapers and check the "Found" sections regularly.
Local newspapers in the Tuscaloosa area include:
Tuscaloosa News (759-5115)
Northport Gazette (759-3091)
Crimson White (348-7845)
Talk with animal-control agency specific to your area:
City of Tuscaloosa (349-0240)
City of Northport (339-6600)
Tuscaloosa County (752-0616)
The Humane Society of West Alabama sincerely hopes that you find your lost pet!