These were among cases received recently by the Prince George’s County Animal Management Division. Call 301-780-7200 for directions to the county animal shelter, hours of operation and adoption and licensing procedures. The department Web site is

Sick cat found: 5600 block, Randolph St., Hyattsville, Jan. 10. A woman reported seeing a sick-looking stray cat wearing a purple collar. She said that the cat would not leave and that it was moving very slowly. An animal control officer removed the 8-month-old white female domestic shorthair kitten. When not claimed, it was taken to a rescue group Jan. 23.

Fowl with broken wing: 5200 block, Greenbelt Rd., College Park, Jan. 10. Someone reported holding an injured bird with a broken wing in a box. An animal control officer picked up the white waterfowl and took it to a wildlife rehabilitator.

Dog in danger: 5600 block, Accokeek Rd., Brandywine, Jan. 14. Animal management received a report of a stray dog that ran into a business and was running under and around moving dump trucks. The caller said the dog was wearing a choke chain but no tags. An officer picked up the 3-year-old black male German shepherd. The dog was reunited with its owner Jan. 17.

Geese returned home: 6200 block, Goodman Rd., Laurel, Jan. 16. A woman reported seeing geese in front of her home. She said they had been there for more than four days and would not move. An animal control officer removed two geese. With permission from the Department of Natural Resources, the geese were released into a nearby park.

Bird with bloody wing: 3900 block, Old Silver Hill Rd., Suitland, Jan. 19. A firefighter reported seeing a bird with a bloody wing near the fire station. An animal control officer picked up an injured red hawk and took it to a wildlife rehabilitator.

Vaccination clinic Sunday: The Prince George’s County SPCA/Humane Society is sponsoring a low-cost shot clinic for dogs and cats from 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday at 8210 D’Arcy Rd., Forestville. Rabies and distemper shots are $10. Microchip IDs are $25. Only cash and credit cards are accepted as payment. All animals must be on a leash or in a carrier. Owners should bring an up-to-date rabies certificate. For information, call 301-262-5625.

The Prince George’s County SPCA/Humane Society seeks volunteers to provide temporary foster homes to cats and dogs. Medical care is covered. Call 301-262-5625, e-mail or visit

— Compiled by Jillian S. Jarrett