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Public Asked to Help Locate Vicious Dog

January 06, 2012

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Please contact Jody White at jwhite@wenatcheehumane.org or (509) 662-9577 ext. 1 for additional

information.

 

 

PUBLIC SAFETY ALERT: DOG BITE IN

WENATCHEE

 

 

A gentleman on Ridgemont Drive in East Wenatchee was bitten by a dog running at large at 12:40pm on

Friday, January 6th.  While walking his dog, a Rottweiler

and Pug at large came running up the street, at which time the Rottweiler attacked his dog.  Upon the attempt to separate them, the gentleman was bitten on the finger by said

Rottweiler.  The Rottweiler is described as an Adult with Black and

Tan markings and may or may not be running with a Pug.  It is unknown

if the Pug lives in the same household with the Rottweiler, but typically animals running together do.

style="mso-spacerun:yes">  “Incidents like these pose a threat to public safety,” says

Jody White, Director of Wenatchee Valley Animal Control.  “We

are asking anyone with any information to step forward to inform us of any household owning dogs of this

description in order to quarantine the dog and prevent any further injuries, whether human or animal, from

occurring.”

 

style="font-size:11.0pt;line-height:200%">Anyone with information is asked to contact Wenatchee Valley Animal

Control at (509) 662-9577,  extension 1.

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style="text-indent:.5in;line-height:200%" class="MsoNormal">Wenatchee Valley Animal Control provides services for the Cities of Cashmere, Chelan, East Wenatchee, Entiat,

Leavenworth, Rock Island, Wenatchee, the town of Waterville and Chelan & Douglas Counties.  Their mission is to help protect the safety and well-being of the citizens and

animals of their jurisdictions through compassion, education and law enforcement.