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Changing Your Dog's Status with The National Dog Directory

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Hello, I'm Don and I would like to welcome you to ResearchBreeder.com Tutorials.

In this video I will be showing you how to change your dog's status in The National Dog Directory.

This video assumes you have already have a membership with The National Dog Directory. You can get a FREE membership

Let's get started.

First, you need to log in to ResearchBreeder.com. On the home page click on "Login" in the upper-right corner of the screen.

Enter your name and password and click "Login".

HOVER over "Dog Owners" and click on "National Dog Directory".

Here is your National Dog Directory Menu.

Click on "Change My Dog's Status".

A list of your dogs will appear.

Click on the dog you want to change.

This screen will appear with the information on the dog you selected.

Click on the "EDIT" button.

This screen will appear.

The second section is "Dog Status"

Click on the down arrow in the "Dog Status" field.

Change the status to, "LOST".

Click on the ellipse button to display a calendar. Select the date your dog was lost.  If you find you will need to change this field to be blank.

If your dog is lost and you want to offer a reward then enter the amount of your reward.

Change any other information you desire and click "Next" at the bottom of the page

Change any information on this screen and click "NEXT" at the bottom of the screen

Change any veterinarian and emergency contacts information and click "NEXT" 

This is the page you use to tell us where you lost your dog.

Enter the zip code where you lost your dog abd TAB

Enter your street address or the cross streets where you lost your dog and TAB

Enter the city where you lost your dog and TAB

Enter the State where you lost your dog and TAB

Enter the County or parish where you lost your dog and TAB

Enter the subdivision if you know the name of the subdivision where you lost your dog and TAB

You are now in the geographic information section.

If you know the latitude and longitude where you lost your dog then enter it here.  If you know the section, township and range where you lost your dog then enter it here.

This is the Facebook Notifications section

The National Dog Directory has developed a nation wide network of Facebook groups to help you find your dog no matter where you lost your dog.  You can have your dog's information added to up to four groups including the state where you lost your dog as well as the county, city and even specific neighborhoods.  The state and county groups are required groups to have your dog information added. Not all dogs are lost in a city or neighborhood. This is why these two groups are optional.

If you do not find the neighborhood, you can request a new neighborhood be added. It takes up to 24 hours to have a neighborhood added so go ahead and leave this field blank if you don't find a neighborhood you need.  When you receive notice of approval for your neighborhood you can simply add it at that time.  

Select the groups you desire to have your dog listed in and click "NEXT"

Click on the button, "Save My dog's Information"

Now, here is what happens.

An email is sent to dog owners in your zip code and the surrounding zip codes where you lost your dog.

A post is made on the Facebook group page for the state where you lost your dog.

A post is made on the Facebook group page for the county where you lost your dog.

A post is made on the Facebook group page for the city where you lost your dog.

And finally, a post is made on the Facebook group page for the neighborhood where you lost your dog.

 

Text messages are sent to people who have indicated their desire to receive them in the area where you lost your dog.

I am sure you can see, changing the status on your dog is easy to do. 

Remember when you find your dog to change the status to "Safe at Home"

Thanks for watching this video tutorial on changing your dog's status.

Remember to love your dogs and remember ResearchBreeder.com, helping you find healthy puppies from healthy parents and ethical breeders.