HPPH looking for a dog involved in a biting incident in Stratford

Stratford – Huron Perth Public Health (HPPH) is looking for a dog and its owner involved in a biting incident near the path to the Art Gallery between upper and lower Queens Park in Stratford.  

The incident took place on Friday, February 26, 2021 at approximately 8:30 p.m.

The dog involved in the incident is described as a large dog that looked like a German Shepherd. It was running off leash and was accompanied by a man wearing a hat and face mask.

HPPH is investigating this incident to check if the dog has up-to-date rabies shots. This information is vital to managing the treatment of the child who was bitten.

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. 2245. For after hours or over the weekend, call the main number and follow the prompts to reach our answering service.

 

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