Fairfax County Animal Watch

June 25, 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.

Breakout attempt: Maple St., 10800 block, June 16. A man was bitten on the forearm while attempting to place his cat into a carrier for a visit to the veterinarian. The cat was to be quarantined.

Heat-stressed kitten: Lee Hwy., 11040 block, June 17. An approximately 6-week-old kitten was found suffering from heat exhaustion in a parking lot. Animal control picked up the kitten and took it to the shelter, where it was examined by a veterinarian.

Two small surprises: Stratford Ave., 10200 block, June 15. A woman found two terrier mix puppies in her fenced yard. Animal control picked up the dogs and took them to the shelter.

Lost sight of owner: Fairfax Blvd., 10700 block, June 14. An elderly pit bull was found wandering in a shopping center parking lot. Animal control picked up the dog and took it to the shelter, where it was claimed.

Vienna

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

Cat bite: Park St. SE, 100 block, 9:45 a.m. June 12. An employee was bitten on the hand while attempting to treat a feline. The cat was returned to its owner in the District.

And a dog bite:Park St. SE, 100 block, 9:14 p.m. June 15. An employee at an animal hospital was bitten by a dog while attempting to perform a medical procedure.

Feisty neighbors: Kingsley Rd. SW, 200 block, 5:54 p.m. June 13. A man reported an ongoing problem with the neighbor’s dogs getting through their adjoining fence and attacking his dogs. An animal control officer spoke to the neighbor, who was advised of the responsibility to maintain control of the dogs.

— Compiled by Ria Manglapus

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