find Fluffy? The American Society for the Prevention of
Cruelty to Animals wants to help.
ASPCA recently launched an app designed to help frantic
owners find their lost pets.
by animal care experts, the app gives owners a
personalized missing pet recovery kit, including a
step-by-step lost-pet action checklist. It features a
variety of recommendations that are based on the owners’
ASPCA one of our goals is to end homelessness (for
pets)," said Emily Weiss, vice president of shelter
research and development for ASPCA in New York.
"This is one way is ensure animals stay home or, if
they leave home, that they get back there and they get
back there fast."
app lets owners launch their search online and offline,
helping them make digital fliers for social media and
design posters to hang throughout their neighborhood.
key: The program offers important weather-related advice
— storms are to blame for many pets running away. It
presents tips to help owners prepare, handle and help
pets recover, physically or mentally, after intense
storms or disasters.
addition, owners can store and manage their pet’s
health records, get pet-related news and check out ASPCA’s
Instagram, which features cute pet pictures.
online in iTunes and Android stores, ASPCA’s app is
free to download.