Fairfax County Animal Watch

February 19, 2014
FAIRFAX COUNTY

No incidents were reported by the Animal Control Division of the Fairfax County Police Department. For information, call 703-246-2253.

FAIRFAX CITY

The following incidents were reported by the animal control section of the Fairfax City Police Department. For information, call 703-385-7924 or go to www.fairfaxva.gov and click on “Animal Control” on the department’s main page.

Playing hard: Center St., 10500 block, Feb. 2. A 57-year-old woman was bitten on the arm by her cat while playing with him. The cat was placed under a 10-day quarantine.

Owner claims runaway: Westmore Dr., 1100 block, Feb. 8. A Yorkshire terrier was found running loose and taken to the shelter.

Wandering puppy: Old Lee Hwy., 3700 block, Feb. 10. A mixed-breed puppy was found wearing a leash and running loose near a school. It was taken to the shelter.

Vienna

The following incidents were reported by the Vienna Police Department. For information, call 703-255-6396.

Cat reacts: Park St. SE, 100 block, 12:15 p.m. Feb. 9. An animal hospital employee was bitten by a cat while attempting to perform a medical procedure. The owner was informed of the quarantine process.

Deer could not be saved: Ayr Hill Dr. NE, 400 block, 2:17 p.m. Feb. 13. Responding to a call about a deer that was stuck in a tree, animal control found the animal suffering from a serious injury.

— Compiled by Ria Manglapus

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