The following was among cases received recently by the Animal Control Division of the Fairfax County Police Department. For more information, call 703-246-2253.
Dog Bites Visitor at Home
SPRINGFIELD AREA, Braddock Rd., 4400 block, 1 a.m. June 20. A Rottweiler escaped from a room in a residence and bit an 18-year-old female visitor. The woman was treated for facial injuries. The dog had current vaccinations.
The following were among 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.fairfaxva.gov and click on Animals under List of Services.
Store Warned About Dog Cages
MAIN ST., 9400 block, June 21. Investigating a report, an animal control officer allegedly found wire cages lacking pads for dogs to sit on in a pet store, as required by state law. Some cages also reportedly had wire openings large enough for a small dog's paws to pass through. The officer gave the store owner a warning, requiring that the problems be corrected within 10 days.
Tied Dog Bites Pedestrian
FAIRFAX SQ., 3800 block, June 21. A brown and white terrier mix, tied to a tree with another dog, bit a 17-year-old male pedestrian. The terrier, which had a current rabies vaccination, was placed under quarantine at home, and the dogs' owner agreed to obtain city licenses for both.
Parakeet Found in Bush
SCOUT DRIVE AND MOSBY WOODS, June 16. A woman found a male turquoise, yellow and gray parakeet in a bush and took it to the city shelter. The bird was made available for adoption.
Sick Raccoon in Yard
EMBASSY LANE, 3600 block, June 23. A resident reported that a sick raccoon had a seizure in the front yard of his residence. An animal control officer euthanized it.
-- Compiled by JEAN MACK