Recovery Stories

Avid microchips and the PETtrac Recovery Network have successfully reunited millions of lost pets with their owners. Read stories about pets who had gone missing for days, months, or even years; sometimes traveling hundreds of miles.

After 12 years Chu is home.

Imagine my surprise when I got a call from Avid saying they'd found our black cat Chu. Around 13 years ago we caught several feral cats and got them fixed and chipped. We still have her sister Chin. The sisters were reunited a day before Thanksgiving. Thank you Avid. We actually ...Read more

Unknown missing dog.

We were having our house painted when the workers accidentally let our dog out. While running errands,we received several phone calls about a missing dog which we thought were weird because our dog is at home safely. After getting home or was indeed our dog. We picked her up s ...Read more

Safe return

Apollo escaped this afternoon once more and one of my amazing neighbors where so kind to contact me and keep him safe until I went to pick him up. ...Read more

Don't Give Up Hope

On July 21, 2021, Garfield escaped out the sun porch door, chasing an outdoor cat. We frantically searched our entire 20 acre property and adjacent areas into the night, to no avail. We notified Avid of Garfield being lost, and also posted his information with They he ...Read more

Ella is home

Ella is a 2 year old, small size, confident, sassy kitty that loves to watch birds and such outside. She is a strictly indoor kitty. Last night she somehow escaped home and our hearts were broken when we couldn’t find her. Thankfully the avid crew there let us know they will no ...Read more

King is returned to Texas

King our Chihuahua went missing in 2014 from our backyard in San Antonio Texas. We never knew what happened to him or if he was dead or alive. October 25th 2020 a phone call from the Humane Society of Broward County in Fort Lauderdale Florida confirmed from his microchip that it ...Read more

Naked dog escapes yard

I was sound asleep in bed with my dog Bruce when the phone woke me up. It was the local SPCA telling me they had Diva in their custody. I was very confused, as Diva had been in bed asleep the last thing I knew. I checked and my bed was empty except for Bruce, still sleeping so ...Read more


On 3/14/20 after unloading groceries from the car to the house we noticed Charger was no where to be found assuming he got out when we were going back and forth to the car of course my heart sank. I jumped in the car and started frantically driving the neighborhood which seemed ...Read more

Missing for 7 years!!!!!

Our beloved Comet, a Cavalier King Charles Spaniel, went missing September 2012 in Valdese, NC. We contacted AVID within the hour. We were devastated. We searched day after day, door to door, on Facebook, at every Vet office and every shelter. We never gave up hope. Over the year ...Read more

4 Years and 800 miles

I woke up at 4 a.m. not really knowing why. I noticed that I had missed a call from California. I called the number back and after the first few words I hung up, thinking it had been a robo-call. Then my sleepy mind caught up with what I just heard, “PETtrac pet recovery servic ...Read more