File a Found Report

Once you have filled out the form below, please follow these steps:

  • Walk through the neighborhood you found the pet in to try and find its home.
  • Post on your Facebook, as well as Lost and Found Pets groups, to alert other people of the pet you have found.
  • Take a look at these tips to help you find the pet’s home.
  • Bring the animal to HSEC for a round of vaccinations, and to scan for a microchip before you bring it back home for its stray hold. Please note: after 10 days of an in-home hold, the pet becomes your property.
    • Can’t bring the pet home to temporarily hold? Bring it to HSEC! If this is after-hours, please contact your local law enforcement to bring the pet to HSEC.


Found Pet Report

If you have found a pet that is not yours, please fill out this form in its entirety. If you have any questions, please contact us at 574-475-4732. The Humane Society of Elkhart County is open Monday-Friday from 9am-5pm, and Saturday from 9am-4pm.

Please provide nearest intersection or cross-streets if possible.
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Approximately what time did you find the pet?(Required)
Is the pet you have found wearing any tags on its collar? If yes, please try contacting the microchip company, licensing agency, veterinary clinic, or any phone numbers that may be on the tags.(Required)
Have you scanned this pet for a microchip?(Required)
*Please note* It is required to have the animal scanned for a microchip. This can be done at HSEC or any veterinarian's office. Please be sure to get this done ASAP. If you have any questions about getting a pet scanned for a microchip, please call us at 574-475-4732.
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Please attach an updated photo of the pet you have found.(Required)
Accepted file types: jpg, jpeg, png, gif.