Health Unit Looking for Dog Involved in a Biting Incident near Goderich

Goderich, ON – Huron Perth Public Health (HPPH) is looking for a dog involved in a biting incident that occurred around 3 p.m. on Sunday, October 24, 2021 near Goderich.  The incident occurred on the Goderich Rail Trail between CP Line and McGaw Road.

The dog involved in the incident is described as small to medium-sized, chocolate brown in colour and possibly a spaniel mix. It was unleashed at the time of the bite.  The dog was accompanied by a male, who had a second dog on a leash.  That dog is described as small and white or tan in colour.

HPPH is investigating this incident to verify 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.

HPPH reminds people to always obtain the contact information of the owners of the animal involved in a biting incident.

Anyone who has any information about this dog should contact Huron Perth Public Health at 1-888-221-2133 ext 2670.  For after hours or over the weekend, call the main number and follow the prompts to reach our answering service.


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