Listowel dog biting incident

Health Unit Looking for Dog Involved
in a Biting Incident in Listowel

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Wednesday, July 14, 2021

Listowel – Huron Perth Public Health (HPPH) is looking for a dog involved in a biting incident that took place late afternoon/early evening on Saturday, July 10, 2021 at Memorial Park in Listowel.  The victim was near the skate park when they were bitten.

The dog involved in the incident is described as beagle-like, brown, and medium-sized.  It was accompanied by one male.

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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 Media Contact: communications@hpph.ca