Authorities are looking for a dog that bit a person in Colonial Heritage in James City County Tuesday.
The Peninsula Health District is asking for the public’s assistance in finding a “blond husky-type” dog that frequently walks through the neighborhood, according to a department of health news release.
The dog bite occurred near the intersection of Colonial Heritage Boulevard and Winthrop Circle.
If the dog is not found, the bite victim may have to go through post-exposure treatment for rabies.
If found, the dog will not be removed from its owner, but will be placed on in-home confinement for 10 days.
Anyone who has seen an animal fitting the description should contact the Williamsburg Environmental Health office at 757-603- 4277.
After hours, contact animal control for James City County/Williamsburg Animal Control at 757-253-1800.
Residents are urged to vaccinate their pets against rabies, report all exposures and observe wildlife from a distance.