Friday, September 11, 2015

BRYANT AR - A LOOSE DOG DESCRIBED AS A "BULLY BREED" RAN UP TO A WOMAN WALKING HER PUPPY AND WHEN SHE PICKED HER DOG UP THE PIT BIT HER

BRYANT, Ark. (KTHV) -- A woman who was walking her puppy in a Bryant subdivision said she was bitten by a loose adult dog.
According to Animal Control, the incident happened in Lexington Park Subdivision around 8:30 p.m. Monday. The woman told officials that a loose adult dog ran up to her puppy, and when she reached down to pick it up, the loose dog bit her on the hand and wrist, breaking the skin.
Officials said the dog is described as medium to large in size, tan or brown with short hair and a tail. The woman described the dog as being a possible "bully breed" that was wearing no collar.
Anyone with information regarding the location of this animal, is asked to contact Bryant Animal Control at 501-943-0489 or the Bryant Police Department at 501-943-0943 (who will reach an Animal Control Officer,) you may also email the department at animalcontrol@cityofbryant.com.
The release ends with, "It is very important that animal control locate this dog immediately so that the bite victim does not have to undergo the rabies series of vaccinations."

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