The Breaking News Blog

All the latest news from the District, Maryland and Virginia

animal watch

Loudoun County Animal Watch

Network News

X Profile
View More Activity
Thursday, June 17, 2010

The following cases were handled recently by the Loudoun County Department of Animal Care and Control. For information, call 540-882-3211 or 703-777-0406 or visit http://www.loudoun.gov/animals.

Blacksnake found in toilet

LOVETTSVILLE, Wenner Rd., June 3. An animal control officer responded to a report of a large blacksnake in a toilet. The snake was removed and returned to the wild.

Microchip helps ID Lab

MIDDLEBURG, W. Washington St., June 4. A stray black Labrador retriever was held at the Middleburg fire station. An animal control officer scanned the dog for a microchip and identified its owner through the chip. The owner claimed the dog.

Ducks go to school

STERLING, W. Laurel St., June 8. An animal control officer responded to a report of ducks inside the courtyard at Park View High School. The officer found a female mallard with 10 ducklings. They were relocated to a pond at Claude Moore Park.

Why raccoons wear masks

STERLING, Cascades Pkwy., June 8. A woman reported that a raccoon had tried to steal her purse at Algonkian Regional Park. The woman grabbed the purse from the raccoon before it ran into the woods.

Bear helped back to the wild

LEESBURG, W. Market St., June 8. An animal control officer responded to a report of a bear in the vicinity of Morven Park Road. The officer helped the young bear to a safe location.


More from Virginia

[The Presidential Field]

Blog: Virginia Politics

Here's a place to help you keep up with Virginia's overcaffeinated political culture.

Local Blog Directory

Find a Local Blog

Plug into the region's blogs, by location or area of interest.

FOLLOW METRO ON:
Facebook Twitter RSS
|
GET LOCAL ALERTS:
© 2010 The Washington Post Company

Network News

X My Profile
View More Activity