Fairfax County

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.

Two Bitten by Leashed Dogs

SPRINGFIELD AREA, Shiplett Boulevard and Old Keene Mill Road. One of three leashed German shepherds being walked by a man bit a 19-year-old man on the arm. The dogs and their owner were not located after the incident. The victim, who was treated at a medical center, posted notices of the bite in the neighborhood.

BURKE AREA, Sydenstricker Road and Huntsman Boulevard, 10:45 a.m. Nov. 11. A leashed, black dachshund wearing a red sweater bit a 41-year-old woman. She was treated at a hospital. The dog's owner was not identified.

Fairfax City

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.

Ferret Bites Child

MAIN ST., 9400 block, Nov. 14. An 11-year-old girl was bitten while she played with two ferrets at a pet store. The child could not identify which ferret injured her, so both were placed under a 10-day quarantine at the store. The girl reportedly did not need medical treatment.

Stray Kitten Taken to Shelter

BALLYNAHOWN CIR., 10100 block, Nov. 14. A woman found a 3-month-old kitten near her house. The tiger-striped cat was taken to the city shelter, where it was to be made available for adoption if not claimed.

Dogs' Home Is Vacant

MAPLE ST., 10600 block, Nov. 14. Two mixed-breed dogs were found running loose. The residence where they lived was vacant. The animals were taken to the city shelter, where they were to be made available for adoption if not claimed.

-- Compiled by JEAN MACK