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

Stray dog found in yard: 12000 block, Berrybrook Terr., Upper Marlboro, June 4. A man reported finding a stray dog in his yard. He said that he put the dog on a leash and walked it around the neighborhood but could not find its owner. An animal control officer picked up the 4-year-old male Welsh corgi. When not claimed, the dog was taken to a rescue group.

Cat in a trap: 4500 block, 41st Ave., Brentwood, June 6. Animal management received a report about a cat found in a trap. An officer removed the black female domestic longhair. When not claimed, the cat was taken to a rescue group.

Caged bird abandoned: 14800 block, Indian Head Hwy., Accokeek, June 6. A doctor at an animal hospital reported that someone had left a bird in a carrier on the porch. He said that the bird was missing its feathers. An officer picked up a blue macaw. When not claimed, the bird was sent to a rescue group.

Black snakes caught in netting: 16200 block, Jerald Rd., Laurel, June 9. A man reported seeing two snakes caught in deer netting behind his home. An animal control officer removed two healthy black snakes and returned them to the wild.

Annapolis pet adoption showcase: The Prince George’s County SPCA/
The Humane Society is sponsoring cat and dog adoptions from noon to 2 p.m. Saturday at Petco, 2319-D Forest Dr., Annapolis. The pets’ foster owners will answer questions and accept adoption applications. Adoption fees are $75 for cats, $180 for dogs. For information, call 301-262-5625 or visit

Upper Marlboro low-cost animal clinic: The Prince George’s County Department of Environmental Resources’ Animal Management Division will sponsor a low-cost wellness and vaccine clinic from noon to 3 p.m. first and third Thursdays at the Spay Spot Clinic, 3750 Brown Station Rd., Upper Marlboro. For information, call 301-254-8151 or go to

The Partnership for Animal Welfare seeks volunteers to foster homeless dogs and cats, provide transportation to vet appointments, and handle animals at adoption shows. For information, go to or leave a message at 301-572-4729.

— Compiled by Jillian S. Jarrett