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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Tuesday, July 9, 2019

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 on Thursday, July 4, 2019, around 12pm, at the corner of Downie Street and George St. E.

The dog involved in the incident is described as a Dalmatian and was being walked by a woman along with another Dalmatian.

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 or toll-free at 1-877-271-7348 extension 252.  After hours or over the weekend, call 1-800-431-2054.