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Alexandria-Arlington Animal Watch

ALEXANDRIA

These cases were handled by the Animal Welfare League of Alexandria, which operates the city animal shelter and provides animal control services. The shelter is open from 1 to 8 p.m. weekdays, except Wednesdays, and noon to 5 p.m. weekends. 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 .

Moving day: Milan Dr., 3800 block, Sept. 19. Responding to an eviction, an animal control officer removed a dog from an apartment for safekeeping and left a notice. The owner claimed the animal the next day.

Injured fawn: Quaker Lane, 900 block, Sept. 22. Responding to a report, an animal control officer found a fawn that had been hit by a car and was lying on the road. The animal was alert and not actively bleeding. It was taken to the shelter and later transferred to a rehabilitation center.

ARLINGTON COUNTY

This case was 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. The league’s Web site is www.awla.org.

Raccoon drops in: S. Ninth St., 3800 block, 12:15 a.m. Sept. 24. A man reported that a raccoon had fallen into his bedroom through a skylight screen. A responding animal control officer captured the animal and released it outdoors.

— Compiled by Ria Manglapus

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