The following cases were received recently by Loudoun County Animal Care and Control. For information, call 540-882-3211 or 703-777-0406 or visit www.loudoun.gov/animals.
Groundhog Hit by School Bus
MIDDLEBURG, Foxcroft Road, Oct. 7. Animal control responded to a report of a groundhog being hit by a school bus and found the animal on the side of the road. It was disoriented and had suffered a head injury. The groundhog was taken to the animal shelter, where it was euthanized because of its poor condition.
Collie Puppy Runs Loose
LEESBURG, Marlow Street, Oct. 8. A black-and-white border collie that had been running loose was confined by a resident. The dog, estimated to be about 9 months old, was not wearing an identification tag. Animal control took the collie to the animal shelter. Reports of lost animals were checked, but no matches were found.
Stray Kitten Bites Woman
LEESBURG, Cardinal Park Drive, Oct. 8. A woman found a stray kitten and was taking it to an emergency animal hospital when it bit her on a finger. Animal control was called, and an officer took the kitten to the animal shelter, where it was quarantined.
Kittens Found in Bushes
LOVETTSVILLE, Rodeffer Road, Oct. 9. A woman reported finding two stray kittens in bushes on her property. Animal control took the small male brown tabbies to the animal shelter. Reports of lost animals were checked, but no matches were found.
Chow Mix Taken to Shelter
ROUND HILL, Woodgrove Road, Wednesday. Animal control responded to a report that a red male chow mix wearing a red-and-silver collar had been confined. The dog was not wearing identification, so it was taken to the shelter. Reports of lost animals were checked, but no matches were found.