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Health Unit Looking for Dog Involved in a Biting Incident in St. Marys

Thursday, May 3rd, 2018

St. Marys – The Perth District Health Unit is looking for a dog involved in a biting incident in St. Marys to complete an investigation. The incident took place at approximately 6:30 pm on Tuesday, May 1st at the soccer field located behind Little Falls Public School.

The dog was tangled in a soccer net and ran away once released from the net. The dog is described as small with short grey and white (brindle) hair and pointed ears (possibly a bulldog). The dog was not wearing a collar.

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.