Public assistance needed for dog bite incident

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 Sauble Beach on Friday, January 4, 2019 at approximately 2:30 p.m. The dog is a large, male, Rottweiler, black and brown in colour. The dog was not wearing a collar or leash and was at-large at the time.

Young man and woman were walking in the area of 3rd Avenue South in Sauble Beach and approached a Rottweiler sitting on a lawn. The man was petting the dog when it bit his hand.

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. 1355.