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Help us get everyone in our community pre-registered for a vaccination appointment.
Go to or call 1-855-363-0333 to pre-register and then help us spread the word. #DCHOPE
Read Mayor Bowser’s Presentation on DC’s COVID-19 Situational Update: April 19

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Claiming a Lost Animal

Once an owner and animal are matched, be prepared to:

  •     Visit the Animal Control Facility to verify that it’s the correct animal.
  •     Prove ownership by showing veterinary records or a picture.
  •     Answer how the animal got lost.
  •     Pay applicable impound, citation, boarding, veterinary, and licensing fees.
  •     Arrange an inspection of a fenced yard (only necessary if the animal escaped from a fence).
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