Hiding the evidence: G St. NE, 1600 block, Dec. 28. Humane Society officers obtained a search warrant when an owner refused to show a pit bull that was reported to have sores on its legs.
Hawk scares visitors: Union Station, NE, Jan. 1. Animal control captured a Cooper’s hawk that was flying inside Union Station and released it outside.
A flighty house guest: G St. SW, 200 block, Dec. 25. An animal control officer caught a House Wren flying inside a residence and released it into the wild.
Cat to be neutered: Eaton Rd. SE, 1200 block, Dec. 27. A Humane Society officer met with the owners of a cat who allowed the animal to go outside because it would urinate inside the home.
Adoptable dog: Raum St. NE, 1200 block, Aug. 21. A 1-year-old whippet and terrier mix was surrendered to the shelter.
Owner moves on: Madison St. NW, 500 block, Dec. 28. A woman relinquished a 10-month-old pit bull terrier and a 9-month-old tea cup Yorkshire terrier to the league because she was moving and couldn’t take the dogs with her.
Dog needs attention: Takoma Park, Kansas Lane, 6400 block, Dec. 28. A man surrendered a 6-year-old Labrador retriever mix to the league because he could no longer care for the dog.
No time for caring: Bowie, Emperor Ct., 3500 block, Dec. 29. A woman relinquished a 1-year-old Chihuahua mix to the league because her work schedule changed.
Unfriendly dogs: Silver Spring, Three Oaks Dr., 9200 block, Dec. 29. A woman surrendered a 5-year-old Yorkshire terrier to the league because the dog, which she took in from a owner, didn’t get along with her dog.