Two Best F...

Two Best Friends Reunited

July 10, 2024

As pet parents, we never think it can happen to us, but sadly 1 in 3 pets will go missing in their lifetime. Whether they’re curious following a scent, startled during fireworks or storms, or just slip out from an open gate or door, pets from loving, caring families go missing every single day.

Nadav found his best friend in a two-year-old pup named Josh that he met at an adoption event. “You can say it was an immediate connection,” recalls Nadav now eight years later. “He found a good home right away and I found the best friend ever!”

Canine Best Friend Goes on a Solo Adventure

After coming home from a long day, Nadav noticed his back door and backyard gate unlocked. His canine sidekick Josh was nowhere to be found. “Of course, I felt really, really nervous. It’s a fairly small house but I checked it about 10 times to make sure he [wasn’t] here!”

A Tip from a Neighbor Proves Fruitful

Nadav sprang into action and immediately called his neighbors to ask if they’d spotted Josh around the neighborhood. While none of them were able to confirm a sighting, one kind neighbor recommended checking Petco Love Lost.

After filing a missing pet report on Petco Love Lost, Nadav was soon contacted by a nearby family who’d found a dog running around that they believed could be Josh. They briefly exchanged messages over chat to confirm and then Nadav was headed out the door to reunite with his canine best friend!

“Reuniting with Josh was of course one of the BEST moments”

“He was jumping all around, and I was jumping all around! It was a really happy and emotional and exciting moment,” shared Nadav.

You Can Help Reunite Pets with their Families

Still think it can’t happen to you? Think again. Each year, 10 million pets go missing in the U.S., and many never make it back home. The heartache of losing a pet is something no pet parent ever wants to experience. At Petco Love, we believe nothing is more important than keeping people and pets together for a lifetime of love. Whether you’re a pet parent, good neighbor, or animal welfare organization, use Petco Love Lost as the go-to resource should the unthinkable ever happen to a pet you know or love.


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