Monday, June 21, 2010

Health officials search for dog that bite Woodland resident on Archer Drive

From Daily Democrat

A 45-year-old man was bitten by a dog while walking to his car on Archer Drive between El Dorado Drive and Placer Drive in Woodland last week, the Yolo County Health Department has reported, and now officials are looking for the dog. The biting occurred around 8:30 a.m., Wednesday, June 16, officials reported Monday.
The dog is described as a large, tan and white colored pit bull, about 40 to 50 pounds, with short hair and wearing a collar with tags. The dog's owner was not present at the incident.
The dog was last seen heading south of Archer Drive in Woodland.
Information regarding this incident is important for rabies prevention measures. Rabies is a deadly disease, so if the dog is not located soon, the victim may have to undergo rabies treatment.
Anyone having any information regarding this incident or knows who owns this animal, please contact Yolo County Environmental Health at 666-8646 or Yolo County Animal Control Services 24 hours a day at 668-5287. Callers can remain anonymous.

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