ALEXANDRIA

This case was handled by the Animal Welfare League of Alexandria, which operates the city animal shelter and provides animal control services to the city. The shelter is open from 1 to 8 p.m. weekdays except Wednesdays and noon to 5 p.m. weekends. For information or to report emergencies involving animals 24 hours a day, call 703-746-4774. The league’s Web site is www.alexandriaanimals.org .

Unleashed dogs attack: Mount Vernon Ave., 3100 block, April 9. Animal control received a report about a dog that was attacked by two other dogs. The injured animal was taken to a veterinarian,who treated the dog for minor wounds. A responding animal control officer met with one of the attacking dogs’ owners, who explained that her pets had escaped from a truck while her husband moved furniture. The couple reimbursed the injured dog’s owner for veterinarian costs and promised to keep their animals on leashes. Animal Welfare League of Alexandria reminds residents that all dogs must be leashed when outside unless in their own fenced yard or in one of the city’s specifically designated dog parks.

ARLINGTON COUNTY

This case was handled by the Animal Welfare League of Arlington County, which operates the county animal shelter and provides animal control services to the county. The shelter is open from noon to 7 p.m. weekdays except Tuesdays and noon to 4 p.m. weekends. For information or to report emergencies involving animals 24 hours a day, call 703-931-9241. The league’s Web site is www.awla.org.

Children save baby rabbits: N. Upton St., 1300 block, March 22. Two children found a pair of baby rabbits, one on a curb and other nearly in the sewer. They took the animals to a man in the neighborhood known for tending to wildlife. The neighbor transported the rabbits to a shelter, where they were transferred to a licensed wildlife rehabilitator. There, the rabbits will be cared for until they can be released.

— Compiled by Ria Manglapus