Lost your cat or dog? Found a stray pet? Want to adopt a
Petsonthenet is New Zealand's nationwide database for lost and
found pets and pets for adoption. We help successfully reunite and rehome thousands of pets
each year through this service - since 2002.
Adopt a pet
Buy and Save a Life..."
Petsonthenet has a high level of success
adopting pets, with listings for pets for
adoption from hundreds of shelters, SPCAs and
pounds throughout New Zealand as well as pets for adoption from the
Our philosophy is "Adopt,
Don't Buy and Save a Life". We are
committed to being part of the solution and not
part of the problem by not accepting ads for
pets for sale and supporting pets in need of
See our recent
Adoption Success Stories
Your optional paid ad upgrades and
donations help us to
continue to reunite and rehome pets throughout NZ.
recommended by the
and the NZ Companion
How it works
Register and then place your ad.
Ads are free for lost
and found pets and pets for adoption at bronze level or
choose an optional ad upgrade to Gold or Silver level
for vastly more exposure.
lost pet ad, or
pet for adoption ad
stands out amongst the thousands of ads posted on
Petsonthenet each month and increase your chances of
success. From only $5 per week you can add
an Attention Getter to any level of ad - Bronze, Silver
or Gold like one of these...
Or upgrade to a
Featured Listing to pin your ad in Silver position
in your relevant category i.e. "Lost Cats".
For highest visibility choose a Gold Premium Listing
so your listing features on the ads homepage AND is
pinned to the premium Gold level at the top of your category.
By upgrading your ad, you get vastly more exposure for your
pet, increasing your chances of success. Plus funds raised from upgrades help support this
service to continue to reunite and rehome pets throughout NZ.
Check our found pets daily.
Renew your ad
Please renew when we send your email renewal
notice to ensure continuous running of your ad *until*
your pet is home safe.
Pets can be reunited in minutes, hours, days, weeks or
Our quickest reunion was
within 10 minutes of the ad being placed and our
longest reunion was after 2.5 years
- both as a direct result of Petsonthenet.
Petsonthenet helps reunite and rehome thousands of pets
For hope and inspiration, see our
And when you have success, please share your Success
Lost Pet Success
Trans Tasman reunion within minutes for elderly lost dog
Within minutes of placing a lost pet ad and checking the Found Dog ads, Snoopy the
twenty year old Chihuahua was reunited via Petsonthenet.
Animal Management West had listed Snoopy as found on
Petsonthenet and the connection was made with his owner
hundreds of kilometers away!
Long distance love leads to adoption for pound hound
Over 13,000 km away in
Canada, Cooper was found on Petsonthenet in NZ. The
people emailed Hamilton Animal Control to say they’d be
moving to NZ soon and could they come and see him. "They
flew in on the 20th, and drove down from Auckland on the
21st to see him.
They came back the following weekend to pick him up, and
are completely in love with him..."
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and your pets with Dog Walking and Pet Feeding Services.
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