posted August 15, 2005
Millions of purebred dogs and their owners can now opt to stay connected for life with the American Kennel Club Companion Animal Recovery "Lost & Found" program by enrolling online at www.akc.org/lostfound.
The program offers discounted AKC CAR lifetime enrollment and a free collar ID tag that features the AKC logo, the dog's AKC registration number, and the AKC CAR toll-free phone number: (800) 252-7894. Previously, enrollment was offered only to new registrants, but now enrollment is open to all AKC-registered dogs.
A separate online AKC CAR enrollment isn't just for purebred dogs. All pet owners are encouraged to identify their pets with tags, microchips or tattoos, and enroll them in the AKC CAR system. For enrollment of non-AKC registered dogs or other species, visit www.akccar.org. AKC CAR already boasts a variety of animals in its database, including chinchillas, leopards, and even two-toed sloths.