News Release headerHealth Unit Looking for Dog Involved in a Biting Incident in Stratford

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Tuesday, November 26, 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 Monday, November 25, at 7:30 am on McGregor Street, near Freeland Drive, in Stratford.

 

The dog is described as a small brown dog. It was being walked on a leash by a male in a black hoodie with the hood up.

 

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 on this dog should contact the Perth District Health Unit at 519-271-7600 or toll-free at 1-877-271-7348 extension 3252.  After hours or over the weekend call 1-800-431-2054.