Alexandria and Arlington Animal Watch

July 9, 2014
ALEXANDRIA

These cases were handled by the Animal Welfare League of Alexandria, which provides animal control services to the city. For information or to report emergencies involving animals 24 hours a day, call 703-746-4774. The league’s Web site is www.alexandriaanimals.org .

Bird severely injured: W. Del Ray Ave., unit block, June 25. Animal control officers picked up an injured bird and took it to the shelter where it was euthanized.

Black pug found: N. Fayette St., 700 block, June 26. Animal control captured a dog that was loose.

Chipmunk treated: W. Masonic View Ave., unit block, June 26. Animal control officers picked up an injured chipmunk.

Dog dies: Franklin St., 900 block, June 28. A dog ran into the road and was hit by a garbage truck. Animal control removed the deceased dog.

Dog reunited: Duke St., 2600 block, June 28. Animal control officers picked up a stray dog and took it to the shelter where it was claimed by an owner.

Unfriendly cat: Enderby Dr., 900 block, June 28. A resident was bitten by a cat after attempting to pick it up. A report was taken.

Cat dies: Harvard St., 100 block, June 28. Animal control removed a dead cat that was hit by a vehicle.

ARLINGTON

These cases were handled by the Animal Welfare League of Arlington, which operates the county animal shelter and provides animal control services to the county. For information or to report emergencies involving animals 24 hours a day, call 703-931-9241 or go to www.awla.org.

Entered the wrong unit: Arlington Blvd., 1100 block, June 18. Animal control captured a stray parakeet in an apartment and took it to the shelter.

Bird returned to parents: N. Rochester St., 3200 block, June 22. A woman reported chirping from a storm drain and an animal control officer rescued a fledgling blue jay.

Back to the wild: S. Bell St., 1800 block, June 26. A man took two doves in a bird cage to the shelter that he found on a curb. The wild mourning doves were released.

— Compiled by Ria Manglapus

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