Finding Stolen Dogs – Supplies
Updated: Jan 21
Finding Stolen Dogs – Supplies You Need for Your Search
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Supplies You Need for Your Search
You’re going to need supplies to make the posters and flyers, supplies for the people hanging the posters and flyers, and other supplies.
Here’s what you will need to make the posters and flyers:
Black permanent marking pen with a wide tip
Boards or cardboard to paste the flyers on
Fluorescent yellow paper or poster board
Sheet protectors or clear Contact paper to put the flyers in before hanging
Here’s what you need for each team member hanging the posters and flyers:
Clear tape for wrapping mailed packages (not cellophane tape for wrapping gifts or duct tape
Clear Contact paper
Gaffer’s tape (to put signs on cars)
Map (a master map for you and copies of maps for each team member)
Stapler and staples
Thumbtacks or pushpins
Here are the other supplies you need:
Hammer and nails
Loose leaf notebook
Log sheets (see below)
Telephone calls, faxes, and emails your team has made and/or received
Where flyers have been placed
Because this article is so long, it’s broken up into sections. Just a reminder, if you email me at caryl@DoggieManners.com I will send you the entire booklet in PDF.
Introduction – Part 1 Background information – Part 2 Things to do Now – Part 3 Things to do Immediately after Your Dog is Stolen – Part 4 Things to do in Your Search – Part 5 Supplies you will need – Part 6 How to Make your Flyers and Posters – Part 7 What to do when you Receive Responses – Part 8 Scams – Part 9 Follow-up – Part 10
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