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Thursday, September 9, 2010

Fairfax County

The following incident was reported by the animal control section of the Fairfax County Police Department. For information, call 703-246-2253.

Dog left in vehicle

FAIR OAKS SHOPPING CENTER, 11700 block, 2 p.m. Aug. 27. A woman left her dogs inside her vehicle at a shopping center. A 47-year-old Hampton, Va., woman was charged with providing inadequate care to a companion animal.

Fairfax City

The following incidents were reported by the animal control section of the Fairfax City Police Department. For information, call 703-385-7924 or visit and click on "animals" under "list of services."

Microchip leads to reunion

OAK PL., 10600 block, Sept. 1. A woman found an elderly Lhasa apso wandering in the street. The dog was taken to the city's shelter, where a microchip was found registering the dog to an animal shelter in Florida. The owner reclaimed the dog.

Bat tests negative for rabies

OLIVER ST., 10600 block, Aug. 30. A 90-year-old woman saw a bat inside her home. At one point, the bat was on her head. The bat was captured and tested negative for rabies.


The following incidents were reported by Vienna police. For information, call 703-255-6396.

Wandering poodle found

W AND OD TRAIL AT MILE MARKER 13. Someone found a female poodle that seemed to have pain or stiffness in her rear legs and took her to the shelter.

Dog bites vet hospital worker

PARK ST. SE, 100 block, 12:30 p.m. Aug. 26. A dog bit an employee at a veterinary hospital. It was placed under quarantine for 10 days.

-- Compiled by Jean Mack

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