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December 29, 2021 7:03 am

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The service allows you to exchange information about lost or found animals.

A year ago, the portal appeared the first city centralized service for finding missing animals… During this time, Muscovites have posted about 1400 ads in it. 168 cats and dogs were returned to their owners or added to a new family.

The service is an online bulletin board where Muscovites can exchange information about lost or found animals. It allows you to search for pets in the database of published messages, view contacts for communication with their authors and create new announcements.

“The online service on can become an effective assistant in the search for a lost pet. It can be used not only by animal owners, but also by caring Muscovites who want to help in their search. For example, if there is an animal on the street that looks like a pet, you can take a photo of it and upload a photo with a description of the pet to the service. To view ads, you do not need to register on the portal. You will need an account to publish a message or view the contacts of the authors of the ads, ”the press service said.

Department of Information Technologies of the city of Moscow.

Now the service has 82 active announcements: 37 – about a find, 45 – about missing pets. They indicate the special signs of animals, the date and time when it was lost, the place where the pet was lost or found, is described under what circumstances it disappeared. For example, cats often escape through an open window or carrier when going to the veterinary clinic or when moving. Dogs are most often lost while walking. Explosions of firecrackers and fireworks, a large number of people, loud music can also scare the four-legged, so during the holidays you should be especially vigilant.

Most often, Muscovites reported lost Maine Coons, Scottish Folds, Sphynxes, Bengal, Siberian and other cat breeds. Among the missing dogs are Beagles, Corgis, Jack Russell Terriers, Shiba Inu, Pomeranians, Labradors, Siberian Huskies and Chihuahua Hua. It was possible to return home 88 cats and 80 dogs.

“The specialists of the state veterinary service moderate the advertisements around the clock. Applications should not contain obscene language, information that does not correspond to the topic of the service, and photos that focus on specific people, contain personal data or are not directly related to the found or lost pet. Announcements with the listed violations are removed, “the press service added.

Veterinary Committee

Service for pet owners on how they look for lost dogs and cats

How to use the service

The search service for missing animals is available in the section “Animals and the World” service catalog. In it, you must select the purpose of the appeal – “The animal is lost” or “The animal is found”, and then click the “Find” button. After that, the service will display the published ads, which can be filtered by various parameters, for example, by type, sex, age, breed or color of the pet. Matching ads with author contacts will appear on the screen.

If no matches are found, the user can post a new ad. It is advisable to describe the pet in detail, upload photos and enter your contacts for communication. An important search criterion is the location where the pet was lost or found. In the service, you can mark it on the map, add an address and designate the search radius.

It is also possible to subscribe to notifications about the update of the register of animals. This will help you quickly find out when a suitable ad will appear on the service. Publishing announcements and setting up notifications are available for users with a standard account.

Search service for missing animals Is a joint project of the capital Department of Information Technology and Moscow Veterinary Committee… This year, he received an award at the Golden Autumn agricultural exhibition, and also became a finalist for the WSIS Prizes international award.

The pet hunting service wins a gold medal at the Golden Autumn agricultural exhibition

EDITOR’S NOTE: This article is a translation. Apologies should the grammar and or sentence structure not be perfect.

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