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Loudoun County animal watch

These were among cases received by Loudoun County Animal Services. For information on the county shelter’s hours and location, adoption and licensing, rabies clinics and low-cost neutering, call 703-777-0406 in eastern Loudoun or 540-882-3211 in western Loudoun.

Injured vulture: Catoctin Cir., Leesburg, Dec. 1. A caller reported an injured vulture that appeared to have a broken wing. An animal control officer took the vulture to a veterinarian for evaluation and treatment.

Coyote can’t be found: Sully Rd., Sterling, Dec. 6. Catoctin Cir., Leesburg, Dec. 1. A caller reported seeing a coyote on the side of a road that appeared to have been hit by a car. An animal control officer searched the area but did not find the coyote.

Unwanted home accessory: Lakeside Dr., Sterling, Dec. 4. A bat got into a house. An animal control officer removed the bat for rabies testing.

An itsy-bitsy but noisy spider? Harbor Hills Terr., Leesburg, Dec. 5. A small animal was reported to be stuck in the extension portion of a spout. An animal control officer could not see or hear an animal in the spout.

Dogs attack skunk: Watson Rd., Leesburg, Dec. 6. Two dogs killed a skunk in a yard. An animal control officer confirmed that both dogs had current rabies vaccines. The dead skunk was removed for rabies testing.


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