Pet Sightings will help you find your pet if your pet is on the
run. The key is to spread the word and get as many
sightings as possible. There may be patterns to a dog's
behaviour that you can spot if enough sightings are entered.
There are two ways a Sighting can be posted. We are going
to show you how a Sighting can be Posted from our website.
You can also post a sighting from our app for Android Phones.
For more info about our app, please visit:
To Post a Sighting
||From the Menu
Select POST SIGHTING
You will be asked to enter the most basic information
only. There is a description field please provide as
much detail as you can.
It's VERY Important you have both the Date and
Time of the Sighting and the Location
|You can look at the Pet Close By to see if
you see a match. We are showing you all pets of
the same species lost within a specific Radius.
value you put into Rank is very important as it
gives the pet's family an indication of how certain you
If you want to see a larger photo, you can click on
the Detail page link for a larger photo and more
If there are no pets in your area, please enter the
sighting anyway. The sighting info will be sent to our
members in the area.
If you did think the sighting may have been for one
or more pets, those pets families will be alerted.
To View Sightings
The two key factors in a sighting are:
1) The older a sighting gets, the less valuable it is.
2) Identifying the pet the sighting was for. It's
critical to get the sighting info to the owner of the pet so
they can act quickly. However, a sighting of a black dog
could be one of 10 different dogs missing in that area. As
more sightings are reported, the certainty of the pet it is,
Only the pet
owner will be notified if the Sighting Rank > 5. Each pet owner has the ability to
control the release of the sighting information. The owner
may not want the sighting information released because they may
not want a large group of people as that may spook their pet.
When a sighting is entered, the person entering the sighting
picks pets in the area they think it may be and ranks the
certainty of their sighting.
Be sure to turn on your Mobile
Alerts so that sightings will be sent to your mobile phone.
You will find the set up for this by clicking on the
Subscriptions tab and then mobile alerts.
This feature is coming soon