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

Puppy's Owner Sought

LEESBURG, Fort Evans Road, Oct. 21. A stray female St. Bernard, about 4 months old, was confined in a hotel office. An animal control officer took the puppy to the animal shelter, where a microchip was found, but attempts to contact the dog's owner have been unsuccessful.

Injured Buzzard Taken to Vet

PURCELLVILLE, Oakleigh Court, Oct. 22. An injured buzzard was found in a back yard and taken by animal control to a veterinary clinic.

Bat in Apartment Released

LEESBURG, Washington Street, Oct. 22. An animal control officer responding to a report of a bat in an apartment trapped the bat and released it outdoors.

Rabbit Shelter Inadequate

PAEONIAN SPRINGS, Catoctin Ridge Street, Monday. A rabbit was reported left outdoors in an inadequate hutch. An animal control officer found that the hutch needed to be improved to protect the rabbit, and the owner agreed to modify it.

Owner Claims Stray Terrier

STERLING, Argus Place, Tuesday. A Jack Russell terrier was found running loose. The dog had a county license, so animal control contacted the owner, who reclaimed the dog.