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 Web site is www.princegeorgespets4us.com.
Dog at large: 7700 block, Marwood Dr., Clinton, March 8. A woman reported finding a stray dog running loose in the road. She brought the dog home and was holding it in her back yard. An animal control officer picked up the 3-year-old black male pointer and American bulldog mix. The dog was reunited with its owner March 11.
Police request assistance: 2300 block, Romney Ct., Hyattsville, March 9. Animal management received a call from police, who requested pickup of a dog whose owner was being transported. An animal control officer picked up the 9-year-old brindle-colored male mastiff and German shepherd mix. The dog was reunited with its owner the next day.
Stray Yorkie on deck: 200 block, Staghorn Ct., Upper Marlboro, March 10. A woman reported a dog on her deck. An officer removed the 5-year-old black female Yorkshire terrier. The dog was reunited with its owner the next day.
Sheepdog spends days loose: 7900 block, 15th Ave., Hyattsville, March 10. Animal management received reports about a large stray dog running loose in an apartment complex. One caller said the dog had been loose for several days and that no one knew the owner. A second caller reported that the dog had gotten inside the building. An animal control officer picked up a 7-year-old black male Belgian sheepdog mix. When not claimed, the dog was adopted March 18.
Hyper and friendly boxer found: 12100 block, Beltsville Dr., Beltsville, March 13. Someone reported a stray dog running loose in the neighborhood. The caller advised that the dog was hyper and friendly. An officer picked up the 1-year-old fawn-colored female boxer. The dog was returned home and reunited with its owner March 14.
Baby bird in bus lot: 13200 block, Old Marlboro Pike, Upper Marlboro, March 14. A school bus driver reported seeing a baby bird lying on the grounds of the bus lot. An animal control officer picked up an uninjured black bird and returned it to the wild.