January 06, 2012
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Please contact Jody White at firstname.lastname@example.org or (509) 662-9577 ext. 1 for additional
PUBLIC SAFETY ALERT: DOG BITE IN
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
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.
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.
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.