Aggressive dogs’ owner sought: Good Hope Rd. SE, 1400 block, Aug. 3. D.C. police reported dogs fighting on a sidewalk. A Humane Society officer confined two Staffordshire terriers that were found loose and a third dog that sustained minor injuries. The owner was advised to take the injured dog to a veterinarian. All three dogs were quarantined.
Hawk’s close encounter: Rock Creek Park NW, Aug. 3. Responding to a call about a hawk that had been hit by a car, Humane Society officers found a juvenile red-shouldered hawk near a park trail and took it to a raptor rehabilitator. The hawk was not injured.
A small surprise: Girard St. NE, 600 block, Aug. 4. A Humane Society officer picked up a Chihuahua that was found tied to a couch on a porch of a residence. The dog was wearing a collar and a current rabies tag.
A very sick dog: Milmarson Pl. NW, unit block, Aug. 4. A Humane Society officer met with an owner of an elderly dog that was suffering from cancer. The owner decided to have the dog euthanized.
Fox’s head stalled: McKinley Pl. NW, 2800 block, Aug. 5. A Humane Society officer removed a fox whose head was stuck between two wooden slats of a fence and released it to the wild.
Cat with a tipped ear: 50th St. NE, 300 block, Aug. 5. A Humane Society officer picked up a community cat that was stuck in a hallway of a building and released it outdoors.
Adoptable pet: Georgia Ave., 7300 block, July 3. A Humane Society officer found an 8-year-old Presa Canario and Mastiff mix walking around and took it to the shelter.
Doctor’s orders: Warder St. NW, 3200 block, July 22. A woman relinquished a 4-year-old cat to the league because her husband has asthma and his doctor recommended it. The cat was being evaluated for adoption.
Travel demands: Takoma Park, Barron St., 8300 block, July 31. A woman relinquished a 7 1 / 2-year-old cat to the league because she will be spending more time overseas. The cat was being evaluated for adoption.
In the genes: Fort Belvoir, Forney Loop, 10100 block, Aug. 2. A couple relinquished a 1-year-old Australian cattle dog to the league because its herding behavior was scaring their children. The dog was being evaluated.
Over the limit: Elvans Rd. SE, 2500 block, Aug. 2. A woman relinquished a 7-month-old mixed breed because its weight had exceeded the restrictions of the apartment complex. The dog was being evaluated.
Hot Dogs/Cool Cats End-of-Summer Adoption: The Washington Animal Rescue League will have dogs and cats available for adoption, and hot dogs and popsicles, from noon to 5 p.m. Saturday at 71 Oglethorpe St. NW. Adoption fees are $100 for dogs and $19.14 for cats. For more information, visit to www.warl.org.