These were among cases handled by the Washington Humane Society, which operates its shelter at 7319 Georgia Ave. NW, and the District’s, at 1201 New York Ave. NE. For information or assistance, call 202-723-5730 or go to

Looking for a pet-friendly home: H St. NE, 1300 block, Sept. 16. A Humane Society officer investigating a report found two pit bulls behind a business and met with an employee who said that the dogs were staying there temporarily while a co-worker finds a new home.

False report: Kenyon Rd. NW, 1300 block, Sept. 13. A Humane Society officer responding to a call about birds living in filth met with the owner of five healthy parrots living in clean areas.

Three very hot dogs: Constitution Ave. NW, 1600 block, Sept. 12. Three black Labradors were impounded after being left unattended for an extended period of time inside a parked vehicle with an internal temperature higher than 100 degrees.

Cat tonged: Bay St. SE, 1700 block, Sept. 17. An animal control officer rescued a kitten with Cat Tongs when it had gotten stuck in a three-foot hole under a bathtub.

Adoptable dog: N. Armistead St., 400 block, Aug. 5. A 1-year-old hound was taken to the shelter.

These cases were handled by the Washington Animal Rescue League, 71 Oglethorpe St. NW. For information, call 202-726-2556 or go to

Moving on: College Park, Metzerott Rd., 3500 block, Sept. 12. A woman surrendered a 5-year-old Chihuahua mix to the league because she was moving to another state.

Lively dog: S St. SE, unit block, Sept. 14. A woman relinquished a 1-year-old Labrador mix to the league because she could no longer care for it.

Animal adoptions: The Washington Animal Rescue League will have animals available for adoption from 2 to 5 p.m. Saturday at Yappy Days at Washingtonian Center, Boardwalk Place, Gaithersburg; and noon to 5 p.m. Saturday at South Silver Spring Street Fest, 8040 Kennett St., Silver Spring.

— Compiled by Ria Manglapus