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Police look for suspect in case of animal cruelty to six-week-old terrier puppy

On Jan. 29, Prince William County Animal Control Officers began an investigation into an animal cruelty case that was reported to have occurred at a residence located in the 2400 block of West Longview Dr. in Woodbridge (22191) between Jan. 8 and Jan. 27.

Supervisors call special meeting for Feb. 25 to deal with animal shelter issues

Prince William Board of County Supervisors will hold a Special Meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2020 at 7:30 p.m. to review options regarding the construction of the animal shelter and to obtain public feedback on the project.

PWC dogs need to be wearing a dog license by Feb. 1

Any dog not wearing a 2020 license tag by Feb. 1 will be in violation of Prince William County Code and owners will be subject to a fine. The license fee is $10 per dog. To obtain a license, owners must present a valid rabies certificate for each dog.

Dog walk ends in death; suspect charged with animal cruelty

From Prince William County Police Department's arrest log for Sept. 19, 2019.

Reminder from Attorney General: Laws protect young children and animals from deadly heat

Heat can be deadly to children and animals, and there can be serious legal consequences for leaving children or animals in hot cars or outside without adequate shelter or water.

St. Pawtrick’s Day pet event March 17 at PWC Animal Shelter

Prince William County Animal Shelter is hosting a special adoption event March 17, with special pricing on all adoptable pets.

A Furry Valentine for you?

Valentine's Day is Thursday, which means it's time for some matchmaking at the 6th annual "My Furry Valentine" pet adoption event. The event runs Thursday, Feb. 14, through Sunday, Feb. 17, and is sponsored by the Prince William Humane Society.

Serious legal consequences if animals left outside in extreme cold without adequate shelter and care

Virginia pet owners and law enforcement are reminded that animals cannot be left out in the cold without adequate shelter and care, and that there can be serious legal consequences, including charges of animal cruelty, if an animal is left in the cold without adequate shelter.

PWC dogs need tags by Feb. 1

Any dog not having a 2019 license tag by February 1 will be in violation of County Code and owners will be subject to a fine. The license fee is $10 per dog. To obtain a license, owners must present a valid rabies certificate for each dog. Licenses may be purchased in person at two sites in Woodbridge and two sites in Manassas.

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