Rabies Concerns: Deputies Seek Dog Who Bit Man in South Davis

The boxer-type dog bit the victim last week near Valdora Street, according to the Sheriff's office.

Authorities are looking for a dog that bit a man in Davis last Thursday. They have concerns about "rabies prevention measures" and are asking for the community’s help.

On the afternoon of February 2, 2012 at approximately 2:00 p.m. a man reported being bitten by a fawn colored Boxer type dog while the victim was walking in the area of Valdora St. in South Davis, near the Safeway Store.

The man was bitten by a “fawn-colored Boxer type dog” around 2 p.m. on Feb. 2, according to the Sheriff’s Office. The victim was walking in the area near Valdora St. in South Davis, near Safeway. A release from the Sheriff’s Office continues:

The victim stated that a woman was walking two Boxer dogs, both of [which] were on leashes, when the victim passed and one of the dogs turned a bit him, leaving puncture wounds to the arm. The woman is described as a Caucasian female, approximately 5’-8” with a slim build and short, reddish-blonde hair. So far Yolo County Animal Services has been unable to locate the dog or its owner.

Information regarding this incident is important for rabies prevention measures.  Rabies is a deadly disease.

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If you have information regarding this incident or know who owns this animal, contact Yolo County Sheriff's Office, Animal Services Section, 24 hours a day at (530) 668-5287 or email animal.bite@yolocounty.org.


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