Lost or Found Animals
Have you found an animal or lost your pet? Find out what you can do through our FAQs.
If you have lost a pet, look through our gallery of found animals to see if your furry loved one is with us.
Report Missing Animal
- Fill in the form here or call us at 6287 5355 as soon as possible
- Call the Animal & Veterinary Service at 1800 476 1600. They might have picked up your missing pet
- Advertise in the ‘Lost’ column of the Straits Times. Contact them at 1800 289 9988
- Check the ‘Found’ column of the Straits Times Classifieds. Someone might have found your pet.
- Prepare a flyer/notice about your lost pet. Include a full description of your pet — name, breed, sex, size, colour — and any distinguishing characteristics. Put a photo of your pet on the notice. Don’t forget to include your contact number.
- Small dogs and cats can hide or get stuck in the most unlikely places. Search your home and garden thoroughly. Look behind the fridge, in the washing machine, laundry basket, drawers, wardrobes, etc. We’ve heard of a cat hiding inside a hole in the mattress!
- If you have a garden, check your drainpipes, under empty flower pots, trees and rooftops. Some cats like to sleep under cars or scramble into the space between the top of the tyre and the engine.
- Search and search again, especially in the late evening. Lost pets will be frightened and may hide during the day. Bring a torchlight to look into dark corners or drains. Take a box of your pet’s favourite food and shake it as you call out its name. If your pet has a squeaky toy, bring it along too.
- Enlist the help of as many people as possible and give them copies of your lost pet notice (speak to street cleaners, security guards and neighbours)
- You can also contact services to help look for your pet
- Ensure that windows, gates, fences, and doors are securely fastened, with no gaps or holes that your pet can squeeze out of
- If you find your pet, please remove notices you had put up, thank everyone who helped, and try to prevent it from happening again!
- Keep your dog leashed when out in public
- Make sure collars and leashes are in good condition and fit correctly; many dogs go missing because of flimsy or old collars and leashes
- Never let your dog wander outside the home without supervision
- Keep cats strictly indoors
- Use identification tags on collars with your phone number and/or address written or engraved. Lost dogs with up-to-date licenses and ID tags attached to their collars have much better chances of being reunited with their owners.
- Microchip your pet. Ensure microchips are registered with AVS and SPCA. The SPCA and AVS will scan lost animals; if your lost pet has a microchip, we will get in touch with you.
Please call SPCA’s 24/7 emergency hotline, 6287 5355 Ext. 9 if there are indications the animal was abandoned, or fill in the form below.