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What To Do If You Find a Stray Dog

Dog people often feel that stray animals are drawn to them, as if the dogs know that they will receive care when they find certain people.  If you find a stray dog, there are numerous things you can do to help the dog find its way home. Secure Safely First, safely secure the animal in your yard or garage.  Use caution, as scared animals are often unpredictable and may bite.  If you are ever unsure about the situation, err on the side of caution.  For help with a sick or injured animal, call animal control or the police department.  Do not introduce your own pets to any stray animals, as you do not want to risk spreading disease. Check for Tags If the dog has tags, call the number on the ID and explain the situation.  If the dog only has a rabies tag but no contact information, call the...
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