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Wednesday, February 26, 2020

Dog Biting Incident In Teeswater

Teeswater | by Megan Johnson  

Health Unit looking for dog's owner so bite victim can avoid rabies treatment.

The Grey Bruce Health Unit is seeking assistance from the public in finding the owner of a dog involved in a biting incident that occurred in Teeswater Saturday, February 22,  2020, between 3:40 - 4:30pm.

The Health Unit says a woman was bitten by a large black lab named Marley. The incident occurred at Hillcrest Street West and Andrew Street.

They say the dog was in the care of a man when it jumped up and bit the woman.

Staff of the Grey Bruce Health Unit need to confirm the dog is not infectious with rabies. By verifying the health of the dog, the victim can avoid receiving the post-exposure rabies treatment.

If you have any information related to this incident, please contact the Grey Bruce Health Unit at 519-376-9420 ext.1530


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