For many of us, our animals are like our children. We dote on them, share pictures with anyone willing to look, and tell stories about how great they are. Thinking about my life without my dog is…unthinkable. Yet if our animals manage to run away from home, or get lost, whom are we supposed to call? Today’s guest, that’s who! Sarah is a lost pet specialist/pet detective, and when animals in Los Angeles lose their way Sarah knows all the tricks to help track them down.
2:55 – Sarah’s road to becoming a pet detective.
6:45 – The steps to finding a lost pet.
8:30 – Doing detective work.
9:30 – Foul play. Things aren’t as they seem.
11:30 – Overwhelming and complicated dynamics.
12:50 – The considerations for different animals.
14:10 – Dogs getting stolen and ‘flipped’.
17:00 – Preventing your pet from getting lost or running away.
19:30 – Tips for the first 36-48 hours.
22:30 – At what point do you stop looking?
24:00 – The traits that make people good at this.
26:40 – The not so great parts about the job.
28:30 – The legal ramifications if someone else tries to take your lost dog.
29:00 – Shelters putting up lost pets for adoption.
32:30 – All the good feels.
40:00 – Prices and income.
41:10 – Where to find Sarah.