Loudoun County Animal Watch

August 21, 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.

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

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