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Health Unit Looking for Dog Involved in a Biting Incident in Stratford

Tuesday, May 15th, 2018

Stratford – The Perth District Health Unit is looking for a dog involved in a biting incident in Stratford to complete an investigation. The incident took place between the hours of 4 and 7 pm on Monday, May 14th at the corner of Forman Avenue and Douglas Street.

The dog was being walked by a women who had a small female child on a tricycle. The dog is described as a puppy with tannish and black or brindle hair, (possibly a pitbull). The Health Unit is investigating this incident to check if the dog has up-to-date rabies shots. If the dog is not found, the person who was bitten may need to complete a series of rabies shots.

The Perth District Health Unit reminds people to always obtain the contact information of the owners of the animals involved in a biting incident. Anyone who has any information about this dog should contact the Perth District Health Unit at 519-271-7600 extension 252.  After hours or over the weekend call 1-800-431-2054.