These cases were 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 .

Traveling under the speed limit: Brenman Park Dr., 4900 block, July 2. Animal control captured a snapping turtle on a sidewalk.

Owner warned about dog left in car: Duke St., 4500 block, June 24. A dog was found in a vehicle when the temperature outside was 80 degrees.

Heat is hazardous to health: Animal control officials remind pet owners that animals kept inside a parked car when the temperature is 70 degrees or higher is a Class 3 misdemeanor carrying a $200 fine.

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.

Slithered in through door seam: N. 24th Rd., 4600 block, June 27. Animal control removed a snake found in a residence.

— Compiled by Ria Manglapus