Prince George’s County Animal Watch

March 13, 2013
PRINCE GEORGE’S COUNTY

These were among cases received recently by the Prince George’s County Animal Management Division. Call 301-780-7200 for directions to the county animal shelter, hours of operation and adoption and licensing procedures. The department’s Web site is www.princegeorgespets4us.com.

Police report stray Rottweiler: 3100 block, Nicholson St., Hyattsville, Feb. 27. The police reported holding a stray dog that was found in a yard. An animal control officer picked up an 8-year-old black female Rottweiler. The dog’s owner was located, and both were reunited March 4.

Lab at leasing office: 3400 block, Tulane Dr., Hyattsville, Feb. 27. Employees of an apartment leasing office reported that they were holding a stray dog that a co-worker stopped from running onto University Boulevard. An animal control officer picked up a 3-year-old black male Labrador retriever. The dog was not claimed and was transferred to a rescue group March 7.

Stray cat reported: 6700 block, Alpine St., District Heights, Feb. 27. A woman reported finding a stray cat inside her apartment building. She said the building is secure but that a resident there continues to let cats inside and feeds them. An animal control officer picked up a 7-month-old female tortoiseshell domestic short-haired cat. The cat was not claimed and was transferred to a rescue group March 7.

Barking dog: 6700 block, Mountain Lake Pl., Capitol Heights, Feb. 28. Someone reported a stray dog running loose that barked when approached. An officer removed a 3-year-old female Lhasa Apso/poodle mix. The dog was not claimed and was adopted March 5.

Upper Marlboro low-cost animal clinic: The Prince George’s County Department of Environmental Resources Animal Management Division will sponsor a low-cost wellness and vaccine clinic from noon to 3 p.m. the first and third Thursday of each month at the Spay Spot Clinic, 3750 Brown Station Rd., Upper Marlboro. For information, call 301-254-8151 or visit www.thespayspot.org.

Annapolis adoption showcase:

The Prince George’s County SPCA/Humane Society is sponsoring cat and dog adoptions from noon to 2 p.m. Saturday at Petco, 2319-D Forest Dr., Annapolis. The pets’ foster owners will answer questions and accept adoption applications for the animals. Adoption fees are $75 for cats, $180 for dogs. For information, call 301-262-5625 or visit www.pgspca.org.

— Compiled by Jillian S. Sowah

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