September 28 – Barrie Police say the owner of a dog involved in a ‘biting’ incident September 10 at Cudia park on Dodson Road has come forward. Her dog is up to date with all vaccinations, but was quarantined for ten days as a precaution. No charges will be laid.
Police remind residents to always keep their dogs on a leash when in a public place -aside from off-leash recreation parks. If your dog bites someone, make sure the victim gets immediate medical attention. Any dog bite should be reported to the local Heath Unit, whether by the owner, the victim or by the medical professional providing care. For more information on the laws within the City of Barrie for you and your pets click here.
September 12 – Barrie Police are seeking the public’s help in finding the owner of a dog involved in an attack Saturday afternoon (1pm) at Cudia Park on Dodson Road. Police say the boy had been playing on the swings when an unleashed dog lunged at him. He was bitten on his left buttock and thigh and required several stitches to his ear. Police need to hear from the owner regarding the dog’s health. The dog is described as:
- Black and White in colour
- Approximately 50lbs.
- Believed to have the name “Phoebi”
Anyone with information is asked to contact Constable Palma of the Barrie Police Service at 705-725-7025 ext.: 2585, firstname.lastname@example.org,call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS or leave an anonymous tip online at www.tipsubmit.com