Prince George’s County Animal Watch

July 2
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 Web site is www.princegeorgespets4us.com.

Siberian husky found: 40th Pl. and Newark Rd., Brentwood, July 17. Animal management received a report of a dog tied to a post. An officer picked up the 3-year-old black male Siberian husky wearing a green nylon collar. The dog was returned home June 23.

Dog loose: 6600 block, Juneau St., District Heights, June 18. A person reported a stray dog running loose in people’s yards. The caller had confined the dog in a yard. An animal control officer removed the 4-month-old tricolored female American foxhound mix wearing a purple nylon collar. When not claimed, the dog was taken to a rescue group July 24.

Doggy salesman: 10500 block, Martin Luther King Hwy., Bowie, June 19. An employee at a business reported a stray dog sitting in the middle of the sales floor. The caller said that the dog was removed several times but that it kept coming back. An animal control officer removed the 7-year-old brown male American bulldog mix wearing a black nylon collar. The dog was reunited with its owner June 24.

Police request pickup: 13700 block, Baltimore Ave., Laurel, June 21. A police officer called animal management to request pickup of a dog found inside a vehicle where the owner was being arrested. An animal control officer removed the 7-month-old black Doberman pinscher mix. The dog was claimed by its owner July 25.

Vaccination clinic Sunday: The Prince George’s County SPCA/Humane Society is sponsoring a low-cost shot clinic for dogs and cats from 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday at 8210 D’Arcy Rd., Forestville. Rabies and distemper shots are $10. Microchip IDs are $25. Only cash and credit cards are accepted as payment. All animals must be on a leash or in a carrier. Owners should bring an up-to-date rabies certificate. For information, call 301-262-5625 or visit www.pgspca.org.

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. first and third Thursdays at the Spay Spot Clinic, 3750 Brown Station Rd., Upper Marlboro. For information, call 301-254-8151, or go to www.thespayspot.org.

The SPCA/Humane Society of Prince George’s County is an all-volunteer organization in need of dedicated individuals to foster homeless dogs and cats, help with administrative tasks, and help staff at various public events like adoption shows, information fairs, vaccine clinics, and spay/neuter clinics. Call 301-262-5625 or visit www.pgspca.org.

The Partnership for Animal Welfare seeks volunteers to foster homeless dogs and cats, provide transportation to vet appointments, and handle animals at adoption shows. For information, go to www.paw-rescue.org or leave a message at 301-572-4729.

— Compiled by Jillian S. Jarrett

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