Masked trespasser prompts alarm: Duke St., 3400 block, July 13. A raccoon refusing to leave the engine of an SUV finally exited when an animal control officer activated the vehicle’s alarm.
Dog endangered in hot car, Part 1: Duke St., 4600 block, July 16. An owner was issued a $200 citation for leaving a pit bull inside a vehicle.
Dog Days adoption event: Hosted by the Northern Virginia Fine Arts Association and part of Kathleen Ewing’s “Dog Days Dog Show,” the Animal Welfare League of Alexandria will have dogs available from 1 to 4 p.m. Aug. 3 at the Athenaeum, 201 S. Prince St., Alexandria. www.alexandriaanimals.org.
Dog endangered in hot car, Part 2: S. Fern St., 1400 block, July 14. An officer removed a Shih Tzu mix from a car in a parking lot with a temperature of 110 degrees. The owner was fined for cruelty/neglect.