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Arlington-Alexandria Animal Watch

ALEXANDRIA

This case was handled by the Animal Welfare League of Alexandria, which operates the city animal shelter and provides animal control services. 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 .

Uplifting option for cat: Dominion Mill Dr., 3800 block, April 18. An animal control officer and the Alexandria Fire Department were unsuccessful in removing a cat trapped in an outdoor drainage pipe. The owner was advised to have the pipe dug up.

ARLINGTON COUNTY

This case was handled by the Animal Welfare League of Arlington, which operates the county animal shelter and provides animal control services to the county. 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.

Goat caught bunking in a shed: S. Eighth Rd., 5400 block, April 22. Two animal control officers told a resident about the strict criteria of keeping livestock in the county. A goat was surrendered.

— Compiled by Ria Manglapus

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