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Health officials searching for small black, white dog after person bit in James City County

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Posted at 4:12 PM, Jul 15, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-15 16:12:58-04

JAMES CITY COUNTY, Va. - The Peninsula Health District is looking for a dog that bit a person on Monday.

Health officials say they are searching for a small sized black and white dog, that bit a person on July 13 in the 9100 block of Diascund Road.

If this dog is not found, the victims may have to get shots for the prevention of rabies.

Once found, the dog will not be taken away from its owner, only placed on an in-home confinement period of 10 days.

Anyone who has seen an animal that fits this description in this area is asked to contact the Peninsula Health District – Williamsburg Area Environmental Health Office at 757-603-4277.

During after hours, please call 757-753-1800.