RIVERSIDE COUNTY -

Riverside County Animal Services' officers respond to some of the strangest calls sometimes. In honor of National Animal Control Appreciation Week, officials have highlighted some of the craziest calls they've received.

They said most of the days are filled with retrieving stray dogs and following up on cruelty investigations, but they never know when something weirder may happen.

The following Youtube videos feature a Burmese Python wrangled near Lake Elsinore, Aug. 16, 2009; a domesticated deer in the Jurupa Valley area in September, 2009; and Ollie the chimney owl (Riverside), March 2009: