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a special medical assistance project of Lost Pet Services

Keeping Pets and People Together

Lost Pet Services provides services to help keep safe and care for cherished companion animals in a unique way.  We are dedicated to keeping pets home safe, healthy, and happy with the families they love through financial aid, education, and community outreach.

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  • Give Back Dinner at Boo's Ice House Dog Bar
    Give Back Dinner at Boo's Ice House Dog Bar
    Wed, Mar 13
    Mar 13, 2024, 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM
    Sarasota, 1314 10th St, Sarasota, FL 34236, USA
    Mar 13, 2024, 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM
    Sarasota, 1314 10th St, Sarasota, FL 34236, USA
    Not your ordinary bar or restaurant, Boo's Ice House & Dog Bar is the place for dog lovers and their best friends to eat, drink, play, and smile. All dogs must be registered.
  • Lucky Leap Year 50/50 Raffle
    Lucky Leap Year 50/50 Raffle
    Drawing 2/29/24 at 7:30 p.m. EST
    Drawing 2/29/24 at 7:30 p.m. EST
    Drawing 2/29/24 at 7:30 p.m. EST
    Take a chance and help a sick or injured pet! You Play, Pets Win!


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Lost A Pet?

Found A Pet?

Pet Resources

  • Animal Cruelty

  • ER Vets

  • Low Cost Clinics

  • Microchip Information

  • Shelters/Rescues

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Medical Assistance


Let's Talk Pets

with Patty Giarrusso

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Happy Tails and

Thank You's

A Little About Us


The organization was originally founded in 2013 as a Facebook group by Patty Giarrusso when she lost her two dogs, Jackson Browne and Rocko.   Thankfully, they were found safe and she then embarked on a mission.  That mission led to the Lost and Found Pets 941 (Lost Pet Services ) Facebook group which is now the largest, most active lost and found group in the Manatee - Sarasota County areas covering Sarasota, Bradenton, Palmetto, Parrish, Ellenton, Venice, Northport, Myakka and areas beyond.   The group has grown to over 52,000 member followers and continues to grow by hundreds every month. 


Lost Pet Services has helped to reunite 1,000s of local pets with their owners and has contributed over $230,000 helping hundreds of pets with vet care - from routine care to care for major injuries and surgeries.     All services the group offers are free.


missing more than 110 days

"We can't thank you all enough for the many hours spent driving around, hanging signs and sharing this post. Nicole received a call from animal services this morning to bring Lexie home. Apparently, the nursing home behind the racetrack gas station, east of 75, had seen her around for the past couple of weeks. Animal services then set a trap last night and she was found in it this morning. She went to the vet first thing and Is very skinny! So thank you again!!!"

- Lindsay Blakeley Perez

sister of Lexie's owner

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missing more than 114 days

"Savannah, Tugboat and I want to thank all the wonderful people that offered their help, their time, their thoughts and prayers. And Lynn, we will never forget that you cared enough to do what it took to get him back to us!

So to all of you who have lost a pet we want our story to remind you to never give up hope. And to all you amazing people with huge hearts that understand how much we love them and help get them home again, we will forever be thankful for the part you played."

- Ever gratefully yours,Savannah, Tugboat, and Isabella

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