Dog held for safekeeping: Madison St., 500 block, 2:30 a.m. Jan. 28. An animal control officer removed a dog from a vehicle whose owner was arrested for driving under the influence.
Raccoon tries Rush Plus: King St., 1900 block, Jan. 26. An animal control officer responding to a report about a raccoon in a Metro station could not locate the animal.
Trap-Neuter-Return program: The Animal Welfare League of Alexandria is offering workshops to discuss feral cats, overpopulation and the TNR program. 6:30 to 8 p.m. Feb. 21 and March 21 at Cora Kelly Recreation Center, 25 W. Reed Ave. For information, visit the league’s Web site.
Owner advised to microchip dog: N. Jackson St., 1600 block, midnight Jan. 25. An animal control officer picked up a stray miniature dachshund with no identification tags. An owner called from out of town and said that the animal escaped from a pet sitter.
Trouble when dog springs from truck: Wilson Blvd., 1000 block, Jan. 28. Animal control picked up a dog from Arlington County police that had jumped out of a truck’s bed and was struck by a car. The dog was not injured, but its owner was given a summons for a dog running loose.
Warning amid dangerously cold temperatures: The Animal Welfare League of Arlington reminds pet owners not to leave animals outside for long periods.
World Spay Day throughout the month: The Animal Welfare League of Arlington and the Humane Society of the United States offer low-cost spay and neuter services for cats, dogs and rabbits owned by low-income residents. Fees are $25 to $60. Rabies vaccinations and microchips are available from $10 to $15. For an appointment, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or call 703-931-9241, Ext. 246.