The following were among cases received recently by the Animal Control Division of the Fairfax County Police Department. For more information, call 703-246-2253.
Dog Rescued From Hot Van
FAIRFAX AREA, Government Center Pkwy., 1200 block, June 14. A police officer removed a spaniel mix left in a minivan and gave the dog water. It was about 100 degrees in the van, authorities said. When the owner, a 50-year-old Burke man, returned, he was charged with failing to provide proper care for the animal. The dog was released to him.
Dog Bites Man Getting Mail
OAKTON AREA, Trenhold Dr., 3100 block, June 8. A stray Labrador mix bit a man on the upper body as he was getting his mail. The dog wore a canvas collar and tags. The man was advised to get medical attention and to post signs provided by animal control in the neighborhood to help identify the dog. Anyone with information about the animal or its owner is asked to call animal control.
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.
Shih Tzu Reported Stolen
OLD LEE HIGHWAY AND QUEEN ANNE DRIVE, 11 a.m. June 10. A black-and-white Shih Tzu escaped from the back yard of a residence, and a witness reportedly saw someone put it in a vehicle and drive away. Anyone with information about the dog is asked to call animal control at the phone number listed above.
-- Compiled by JEAN MACK