No report was received from the Animal Control Division of the Fairfax County Police Department for today's Extra. For information, call 703-246-2253.
The following were among animal cases received recently by the Animal Control Section of the Fairfax City Police Department. For more information, call 703-385-7924 or visit the Web site www.ci.fairfax.va.us and click on "Police" in the right-hand column.
Rottweiler Breaks Free
Fern St., 4000 block, 7:30 p.m. Feb. 8. A Rottweiler being walked by a female broke free and lunged at a small dog being walked by a male. The male scooped up his dog and left unharmed. The Rottweiler's owner was charged with allowing the dog to run at large and failing to obtain a city dog license.
Pit Bull Bites Veterinarian
Burke Station Rd., 4000 block, Jan. 29. A veterinarian at an animal hospital was bitten by a pit bull while attempting to place a muzzle on the dog before examining it and giving routine vaccinations. The dog, which did not have a current rabies vaccination, was quarantined for 10 days at the hospital, then vaccinated. The doctor suffered puncture wounds to her arm.
Lab Bites 14-Month-Old on Eye
George Mason Blvd., 4300 block, Jan. 29. A Labrador retriever bit a crawling 14-month-old child on the eye. The dog, which was quarantined for 10 days at home, had a current rabies vaccination. The child's injuries were reportedly minor.
-- Compiled by Jean Mack