Resident agrees to clean up: E. Del Ray Ave., 400 block, Feb. 26. An animal control officer found piles of feces in the front yard of a residence and left a notice.
Leash requirement: Mount Jefferson Park near E. Randolph Ave., Feb. 22. Responding to a report, animal control was unable to find dogs reportedly running loose in a public park. The league reminds pet owners that all dogs must be leashed while in public.
Free spay and neuter services: On Sunday, the Animal Welfare League of Alexandria will hold a free spay and neuter clinic for outdoor cats in the Arlandria and Sanger Avenue/Beauregard Street neighborhoods and services at a low-cost rate for other outdoor cats in Alexandria. For information, e-mail TNR@alexandriaanimals.org or call 703-746-5581 .
Third annual Mardi Growl Gala: The Animal Welfare League of Alexandria is hosting a New Orleans-style celebration to benefit Alexandria’s homeless animals from 7 to 10 p.m. Friday at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, 600 Dulany St. For tickets and information, visit the Web site.
Orphaned squirrels: Arlington Mill Dr., 2600 block, Feb. 21. Two baby squirrels were surrendered to the shelter after their mother died when contractors cut down a tree. The squirrels were taken to a wildlife rehabilitator.