Tracking missing dog: Kansas Ave.,NW, 4000 block, Feb. 26. A Humane Society officer captured a German shepherd that D.C. police had been following and took it to the shelter. An owner reported a lost dog and was reunited with the animal.
Disabled guest: 34th St. NW, 1000 block, Feb. 27. A Humane Society officer captured a mockingbird with an injured leg inside a residence. It was taken to a wildlife rehabilitator.
Runaway dog: Park Rd. NW, 700 block, Feb. 28. A Humane Society officer picked up an underweight dog that D.C. police found running loose in an alley. It was discovered that the dog’s owner had been placed in a care facility, and its caretakers decided to surrender the animal for proper care.
Rescued from filth: Hayes St. NE, 4300 block, Feb. 28. Humane Society officers impounded two pit bulls that were living in unsanitary conditions.
Tight squeeze: Frankford St. SE, 1700 block, March 2. Responding to a call, a Humane Society officer rescued a kitten that was stuck in a three-inch drain and took it to the shelter.
No flights today: Anacostia Dr. SE, 1900 block, March 4. A Humane Society officer picked up a sharp-shinned hawk with an injured wing from park police headquarters and took it to a wildlife rehabilitator.
A long way down: Martin Luther King Ave. SE, 2700 block, March 4. A responding Humane Society officer found a young deer lying on the third level of a parking garage, where it had gotten stuck. The exhausted deer was carried down to the exit and taken to an area where it ran off.
Adoptable dog: Georgia Ave. NW., 7300 block, Jan. 21. A 2-year-old, 38-pound American Staffordshire terrier mix was found running loose and surrendered to the shelter.
Lost pup: Tuckerman St. NW, 700 block, Feb. 20. A man relinquished to the league a 3-month-old pit bull mix that he found alone on the street.
Youngsters take over: Springdale, Md., Berrywood Lane, 3000 block, March 1. A man surrendered a 9-year-old cocker spaniel to the league because his wife was opening an infant day-care center.