Examination goes awry: Duke St., 2600 block, March 13. A dog bit a veterinarian’s finger while being examined.
In good health, still noisy: S. Pickett St., 200 block, March 13. Responding to a report about two barking dogs that were kept in a garage during cold temperatures, animal control officers discovered that the garage had heaters.
The claws came out: Shooters Ct., 100 block, March 14. A woman seeking treatment reported that she was scratched by a cat while breaking up a fight between two of her own cats.
How much was that doggie? Duke St., 4500 block, March 15. Alexandria Police picked up a stray dog that was found in a shopping center and dropped it off at the shelter. An owner was located.
Play turns painful: King St., 4300 block, March 16. A person was bitten on the lip after playing with a friend’s dog who became excited.
Samaritan saves the day: Roberts Lane, 3600 block, March 11. Responding to a report about two dogs running loose, an animal control officer found the dogs’ owner searching for them. The owner then received a call from animal control that a good Samaritan had found the dogs and confined them in a park.
Fox news: Lorcom Lane, 2800 block, 2:20 a.m. March 12. Animal control received a call about sounds from an animal in distress and told the caller that it was most likely a fox searching for a mate.
Be aware of leash regulations: North Danville and 11th St., March 13 to 14. Animal control received numerous complaints about dogs off-leash in the area. Callers were told that the area is patrolled regularly and that violators will be issued a summons.
19th annual Walk for the Animals: Registration is open for a three-mile walk or a one-mile stroll at 10:30 a.m. May 10 at Bluemont Park, 329 N. Manchester St., Arlington County. www.awla.kintera.org/Walk2014.
— Compiled by Ria Manglapus