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Old 05-27-2008, 01:38 PM
 
Location: Broadlands, VA
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Hello all--This is a wierd post,, Does anyone know who I can call to get a dead deer cleaned up off the side of the road. On my route to work for the past week I have seen this poor dead deer on the side of the road in Mclean..Isn't there some state agency I can call to have them remove it,, I feel sorry for the poor thing,,, It seems like the people that live on the street are just content on leaving it there to rot. HELP!
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Old 05-27-2008, 02:09 PM
 
Location: NorCal
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Hmm... I tried looking that up on VDOT, and saw nothing. I bet if you contact your local animal control, they'd know.
HTH
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Old 05-27-2008, 02:37 PM
 
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They don't remove them where I live. They just move them to the side of the road and leave them there.
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Old 05-27-2008, 03:00 PM
 
Location: Gainesville, VA
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A while back, we called VDOT about a dead deer in the next neighborhood. It was on the sidewalk. They said if it's not actually in the road they won't do anything about it.
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Old 05-27-2008, 03:05 PM
 
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The State Highway Department is responsible for carcass removal from state rights-of-way. The number is 703-273-0660. If it turns out not to be a state road, they can probably tell you which jurisdiction to call instead...
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Old 05-27-2008, 03:43 PM
 
Location: Broadlands, VA
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Thanks everyone,, I know the post is kind of odd but, I used to live in MD and they cleaned up the dead animals really fast,, just surprising. Feel sorry for the poor animal.

Thanks!
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Old 05-28-2008, 07:26 AM
 
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Call your county supervisor and they should contact whoever is responsible.
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Old 05-30-2008, 06:23 PM
 
Location: Loudoun County, VA
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Seen a lot of them left out in Loudoun County. Yes it's sad to see them just lay there being eaten but thats nature. Also serves as a good reminder of what overdevelopment can do (lots of dead deer around new developments when their habitat is destroyed by new housing).
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Old 05-30-2008, 09:57 PM
 
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Roads are to deer what railroad crossings are to people. Except we do tend to clean up the people when they get hit by a train.
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Old 11-14-2008, 04:49 PM
 
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Man... I just saw a Deer get hit and killed about 20 minutes ago. I was hoping that a google search would show me a place that picked them up and fed them to homless folks or something. What a sad thing to see but even sadder that its just a waste.
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