IF YOU LOSE YOUR DOG:
Phone and report your dog as missing to the dog warden ( 02380 285411 New Forest area), NFDOG ( 07775252640), the microchip company and local vets.
Register with DogLost .
Return to the area where you lost them, most dogs will return to this point. Leave scented clothes and toys here, to encourage them back.
Poster the area.
IF YOU HAVE FOUND A DOG:
Check for an ID tag (by law, all dogs should wear one), if they aren't wearing one, please take the dog to your vets to be scanned for a microchip.
If you are unable to do this, please call the dog warden who will come and collect the dog during office hours.
You must, by law, report found dogs and try to reunite them.