Loudoun County animal watch

June 12, 2013

These were among cases received by the Loudoun County Department of Animal Services. For information on the county shelter’s hours and location, adoption and licensing, rabies clinics and low-cost neutering, call 703-777-0406 in eastern Loudoun or 540-882-
3211 in western Loudoun.

Snake goes for a spin: Scioto Terr., Ashburn, June 2. A snake got into a household clothes dryer. An animal control officer returned the uninjured snake to the wild

Deer gets stuck: Newfield Pl., Sterling, June 3. A deer became trapped in a fence. An animal control officer freed the uninjured deer and returned it to the wild.

Help for injured hawk: Mountain Spring Lane, Leesburg, June 4. An injured hawk was reported. An animal control officer took the hawk to a veterinary office to await transfer to a raptor rehabilitator.

Raccoon at your service: Denizen Plaza, Sterling. June 5. A raccoon got into the service bay of a business. It appeared healthy and uninjured. An animal control officer returned the juvenile raccoon to the wild.

Foster care volunteers sought: Charles Town Pike, Waterford, June 6. The Loudoun County Department of Animal Services hosted an orientation last Thursday at the Ashburn Library for its foster program. Forty-five attendees learned about opportunities to foster cats, dogs and other small animals. For information about the foster program, e-mail animals@loudoun.gov.

— Compiled by J.C . Reed

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