Category Archives: Animals

OVER HALF OF DEER CRASHES OCCUR OCTOBER – DECEMBER

Fall is breeding season for deer and you can expect to see more of them on our roads. Please be aware that deer are unpredictable and crashes with them are a safety concern. There are hundreds of reportable accidents involving deer in the county and more than half of our annual crashes occur during the months of October, November and December. Deer are

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Over Half of Deer Crashes Occur Oct. – Dec.

Fall is breeding season for deer and you can expect to see more of them on our roads. Please be aware that deer are unpredictable and crashes with them are a safety concern. There are hundreds of reportable accidents involving deer in the county and more than half of our annual crashes occur during the months of October, November and December. Deer are

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Animal Protection Police Ask for Information on Found Dog

Franconia Police District – Animal Protection Police Officers are asking for the public’s help to find the owners or determine how a young female pit bull ended up in a non-residential area of Lorton. Officers were called to the 9500 block of Gunston Cove Road on June 18 for a dog who appeared to be injured and was walking alone.

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Animal Protection Police Seeking Public’s Help with Animal Cruelty Case

McLean Police District – Animal Protection Police Officers from our Animal Services Division are asking for the public’s help in identifying the person(s) responsible for the recent deaths of two puppies. Officers were called to the 1900 block of Gallows Road in Vienna on Monday, March 11 around 11 in the morning when the deceased puppies were found next to a

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Help Young Wildlife Stay Healthy and Wild

Springtime is here, and with the warming temperatures, we see a boom in baby wildlife. Our Animal Protection Police Officers receive many calls this time of year about young animals from residents who are trying to treat or raise wildlife that appear to be orphaned or abandoned.    While these actions are well-intended, it is important to realize that they may

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