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What is #GivingTuesday?

Giving Tuesday is a day of charitable giving worldwide.
You can help make a difference in a pet's life. 

 

​Throughout the year we are faced with medical emergencies for pets in crisis and for routine medical needs when owners are unable to afford these services.  Between January 1, 2022, and the beginning of  November 2022, Lost Pet Services provided medical financial assistance for over 190 cases for injured or sick pets. 

 

Our services are offered to both owned pets whose owners are in a financial crisis and to strays whose owners were never found.   To date, Lost Pet Services has provided over $160,000 in veterinary financial assistance.  You can read many of there stories on our Recipients of Giving page.  

 

​Many of the pets requiring emergency medical care were hit by cars while they were running scared while they were lost.   Many needed surgery that their owners were unable to afford and would have had to make the heartbreaking decision to either surrender them to the county to receive care or put them to sleep.

Lost Pet Services wants to keep pets and people together.  We have a program called the Medical / Pet Assistance Program (Marmalade's Angel Fund) that allows us to do just that. 

We hope you can support us this year on Giving Tuesday so we can continue to offer this much-needed program to strays without families and those with families needing our help. 

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Faith - Before
Faith - Before
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Faith - Bladder Stone
Faith - Bladder Stone
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Faith - After
Faith - After
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Faith is just one of the many strays we have helped.  She was found in terrible condition.  She was terribly matted, full of fleas and urinating blood.  She was immediately brought to the vet by one of our fosters and diagnosed with a bladder stone the size of an egg.  She received surgery even though she was a stray without a known owner.  Faith's owner was never found, but she was adopted into an amazing family after receiving surgery and recovering.  She is just one of the lucky ones. 

 

Will you help us help more strays like Faith?  Click the blue button for more stories like Faith's.

What other services does Lost Pet Services offer?

Our organization is dedicated to keeping pets healthy and safe through veterinary medical funding for pets in crisis, reuniting lost pets, innovative programs, and community engagement to reduce shelter intakes to help keep pets home with those who love them.   We strive to keep pets and people together.

Between January 1, 2022 thru November 2022, we have reunited over 2,200 pets with their families. Our organization reunites 100s of pets every month.  All services are free of charge. 

In addition to the medical funding Lost Pet Services provides the following services:

 

  • Our Medical/Pet Assistance Program helps us provide funding for vet care for injured or sick pets when owners cannot be found or when owners cannot afford to pay themselves.

 

  • Lost Pet Services (LPS) offers free microchips with free lifetime registration at the Humane Society of Manatee County and the Animal Rescue Coalition in Sarasota through our voucher/coupon program.   We also donate microchips to the Manatee County Animal Services, Animal Rescue Coalition for free chip clinics as well as other small nonprofits in need.

  • LPS donates microchip scanners to first responders and local volunteers throughout Manatee and Sarasota counties, which helps reunite lost pets with their owners faster.

  • Lost Pet Services offers free ID tags at special events and through an online form here on our website.  The free tags are mailed via first-class mail to the pet owners.

  • Lost Pet Services pays reclaim fees at the local shelters for owners struggling with these high-cost fees to keep loved pets and their families together. 

  • Lost Pet Services pays for spaying and neutering and vaccinations on a case-by-case basis if a family is unable to afford these basic services.    We also provide this service for any found pet that goes through our new adoption program when an owner isn't found assuring a healthy pet is adopted into a new loving home. 

  • Lost Pet Services provides collars, leashes, food, kitty litter, dog crates -- whatever a family may need for their pet if the need arises.

  • Lost Pet Services will create and pay for lost pet flyers if a member does not have a printer or a means of making or paying for them. 

Your donation no matter how small can help us save the life of a pet. 
 

  •  $5     This gift will help pay for 3 free ID tags.

  • $10    This gift will pay for 25 color lost pet flyers.

 

  • $25    This gift will go toward vet care for an injured stray pet.

 

  • $50    This gift will microchip five dogs or cats, ensuring they get Home Safe.

 

  • $100  This gift helps financially struggling families pay reclaim fees at Animal Services

  • $200  This gift helps pay for spaying or neutering a pet along with necessary vaccinations. 

 

  • $500 - $1000  This gift will help pay for emergency vet care for an injured stray pet. 

Checks can be made out to:

 

Lost Pet Services, Inc.

 

and mailed to:

6905 29th Ave. W

Bradenton, FL 34209

Rest assured 100% of your donation goes directly to our programs for lost pets.   

All of our services are free of charge and there is no paid staff.  Our work is all done voluntarily.

 

Donations are tax-deductible and can be made by check, credit card or through your PayPal account.

 

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