HPPH looking for dog involved in a biting incident in Brussels

Huron County – Huron Perth Public Health (HPPH) is looking for a dog involved in a bite incident that occurred on August 8, 2021, at the Brussels Conservation area. The dog involved was a male German Shepherd, black and brown, and a little over a year old. There was no owner accompanied by the dog and victim was not able to see if the dog had any dog tags on him. The victim was bit when he was walking through the conservation area with his girlfriend.

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 3670.  For after hours or over the weekend, call the main number and follow the prompts to reach our answering service.

 

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