Waiting for results: S. 28th St., 3300 block, Aug. 7. Animal control officers captured a bat inside a residence that had contact with a resident. It was submitted for rabies testing.
Squirrel bites while treated: Commonwealth Ave., 1000 block, Aug. 7. Officers picked up an injured flying squirrel and took it to a veterinarian’s office, where it bit an employee.
Dog bites a thumb: Tobacco Quay, 500 block, Aug. 8. An owner was attempting to put a leash on a dog when it bit another person. A report was taken.
Impatient dog bites: Duke St., 2600 block, Aug. 9. A dog and its owner were waiting in a veterinarian’s lobby when it bit a person. A report was taken.
Dog dies: N. West St., 700 block, Aug. 10. A dog was hit by a car and died at the scene.
Pedestrian bit: Taney Ave., 4000 block, Aug. 10. A dog that was being walked bit a passerby. A report was taken.
Uninvited guest: S. Columbus St., 500 block, Aug. 12. A bat was captured from a residence and submitted for rabies testing.
Finding a home: Smith Blvd., 2400 block, July 15. A man picked up a German shepherd that was loose in the Rockville area and called animal control. An officer took the dog to the shelter, where it was held as a stray and recently adopted.
Gone the next day: N. Park Dr., 100 block, Aug. 2. An animal control officer responding to a call about a young raccoon in a back yard placed the animal in an open crate near a shed to allow its mother to find it.
Finally leaving: N. 31st St., 4300 block, Aug. 5. A woman called about three deer inside her six-foot-tall fenced yard. Animal control suggested that she open the gate. The woman declined. When an officer arrived, the deer had managed to escape.