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.
Sheep and goats go for a stroll: Ryan Rd., Ashburn, Aug. 10. Some sheep and goats got onto a road. An animal control officer contacted the owner, who retrieved his animals.
Turtle on road, but no sign of hare: Dulles Greenway, Leesburg, Aug. 10. An injured box turtle was found on an exit ramp of the Dulles Greenway. The turtle was taken to a veterinarian by an animal control officer.
Domestic rabbit found: Church Rd., Sterling, Aug. 12. A domestic rabbit without identification was taken to the animal shelter by an animal control officer.
Injured owl on patio: Lois Lane, Ashburn, Aug. 12. An injured owl was found on the patio of a home. An animal control officer took the owl to a veterinarian for care.
Goose wrapped in sheet: Tall Cedars Pkwy., Aldie, Aug. 14. An injured goose was found wrapped in a yellow sheet. An animal control officer took the goose to a veterinarian.
— Compiled by J.C. Reed