Grey Bruce Health Unit Seeks Assistance from Public re: Dog Biting Incident

Please see the attached information from GBPH. It is important to confirm that the dog is not infected with rabies.

Media Release

April 6, 2018

Public Assistance Request Dog Bite

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 Thornbury.

On March 24, 2018 at approximately 2:00 PM, a man was bitten by a dog described as a large black and white poodle near the intersection of Elma Street and Louisa Street in Thornbury (behind the pharmacy).

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.

For more information:
Jasjeet Bola
Public Health Manager
Grey Bruce Health Unit
519-376-9420 or 1-800-263-3456 ext. 1518

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