January 2, 2013
These were among cases handled by the Washington Humane Society, which operates its shelter at 7319 Georgia Ave. NW, and the District's, at 1201 New York Ave. NE. For information or assistance, call 202-723-5730 or go to www.washhumane.org . Injured bird recovers: F St. NW, 2000 block, Dec. 13. An animal control officer picked up a woodcock that had flown into a building and injured its beak. The bird was kept overnight and released into the wild the next day. Chaos ends: Eighth St. NW, 6300 block, Dec. 14. A pit bull was surrendered to a Humane Society officer after it was injured in a fight with two other household dogs.
November 15, 2012
These were among the cases received by the Montgomery County Animal Services Division. For information on shelter hours and location, adoption and licensing procedures, rabies clinics and low-cost neutering, call 240-773-5960. Second strike for loose pit bull pair : Briardale Rd., 16700 block, Derwood, Nov. 1. Two pit bulls wandered into a residential yard and attacked a mixed-breed dog. On the way to investigate the incident, an animal services officer saw the two pit bulls being walked by a woman, who said she was the mother of the owner of the female pit bull.
September 19, 2012
PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY 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 www.princegeorgespets4us.com . Pit bull chasing children: 1500 block, Jarvis Ave., Oxon Hill, Aug. 23. Animal management received a call about a large brown-and-black pit bull that was chasing children at a bus stop.
September 10, 2012 |
Police seized nine pit bulls and various training devices from a man suspected of running a dogfighting operation from the backyard of his Fairfax County home, according to a newly unsealed search warrant. Eduardo Valdez has been cited for being an unfit animal owner, according to Fairfax County police, but does not currently face dogfighting charges. The investigation is ongoing, police said. Officers served a search warrant Wednesday at Valdez's home in the 4500 block of Tipton Lane in the Alexandria section of Fairfax County.