BOSTON (CBS) — Thousands of dogs in Massachusetts are lost every year.
On Sunday’s Pet Parade, WBZ-TV’s Kerry Connolly talked to one organization that’s doing its best to bring those dogs home.READ MORE: All Mass. Residents 16 And Over To Be Eligible For COVID Vaccine Starting Monday
Missing Dogs Massachusetts has helped to find 700 lost dogs since January, working through social media to raise awareness about missing dogs.READ MORE: Pembroke Crash Leaves 2 Dead, Victims Identified As Joseph Birolini, William Hickey
The group shared tips on what to do if your dog goes missing, and steps dog owners should take ahead of time to increase their dog’s changes of being found if it does run away.MORE NEWS: Get COVID Vaccine And Get A Free Ride On A Bluebike
Missing Dogs Massachusetts says newly adopted dogs often have a higher risk of going missing.