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Know This Dog? Animal Control Looking for Owner

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    Know This Dog? Animal Control Looking for Owner
    Fairfax County Police

    If animals could talk, it's a shaggy dog tale that Fairfax County Animal Control Officers would like to hear.

    Instead, they are trying to solve a mystery by sharing some before and after pictures of a male Bichon Frise found running loose Tuesday near Rolling Road and Delong Drive in the Springfield area.

    Residents helped capture the dog, it's fur thick and matted. Next stop: A vet where he was treated for several ailments.

    Animal Control officers think the pup is about 3 years old. They'd like to hear from the dog's owner or anyone who recognizes him now that he's had his makeover.

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    He's described as lovable, but afraid.

    And here's what he looked like when he was found: