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Helping Stray Dogs

Castaway Critters is overwhelmed with calls to take animals. 

You are an extension of our rescue and a part of the solution – you can help us save more lives!

If You Find a Stray Dog

  • File a Found Report with the Humane Society by calling 717-564-3320. At Extension 113

  • File a Round Report with your local municipality office

  • Contact your local municipality for instructions on what to do with the animal.

  • Be cautious when approaching the stray animal.

  • Be careful about bringing the animal into your home, especially if you have your own animals.

  • If the animal has ID tags, contact the owner directly.

  • Bring the dog to any veterinary office to get scanned for a microchip (this is a free service)

  • Get the word out by placing a “found” ad in the newspaper and posting flyers in your community.

  • Post "found" ad with Find Toby in Pa (, also be sure to check their "lost Dogs" posts.

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