Dog in roadway: Jonquil and Central avenues, Hyattsville, July 11. A person reported a stray dog lying in an intersection. A police officer then called and reported that the dog had gotten up and was running back and forth across Central Avenue. An animal control officer picked up the 7-year-old tan female Chinese Shar-Pei wearing a brown nylon collar. When not claimed, the dog was taken to a rescue group July 19.
Schnauzer on the loose: 1700 block, Tucker Rd., Fort Washington, July 11. Animal management received a call about a dog running loose. An animal control officer picked up the 7-year-old white male miniature schnauzer wearing a multicolored nylon collar. When not claimed, the dog was taken to a rescue group July 21.
Snake on balcony: 12800 block, Liberty’s Delight Dr., Bowie, July 15. A woman reported seeing a snake caught inside “some kind of netting” on her balcony. An officer removed the healthy black snake and returned it to the wild.
Hit by car: 11200 block, Brandywine Rd., Clinton, July 21. A caller reported seeing a dog that was hit by a car lying on the edge of a sidewalk, near a telephone pole. An animal control officer picked up the 10-year-old tan male German shepherd mix. The dog was returned to its owner that day.
Vaccination clinic Sunday: The Prince George’s County SPCA/
Humane Society is sponsoring a low-cost shot clinic for dogs and cats from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 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.
— Compiled by Jillian S. Jarrett