Peninsula health officials looking for possibly rabid dog

Peninsula health officials looking for possibly rabid dog

Peninsula health officials looking for possibly rabid dog

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by 13News Now

WVEC.com

Posted on December 13, 2013 at 9:49 PM

Updated Saturday, Dec 14 at 2:40 PM

NEWPORT NEWS, VA - The Peninsula Health District says they're looking for a dog - a male Pitbull, gray with white markings on the chest, with see through green eyes which responds to its name, “Smokey”.

They say this dog bit a person on December 5, 2013, If he isn't found, the victim may have to undergo post exposure treatment (shots) for the prevention of rabies.

The dog was last seen in the vicinity of Fort Eustis Boulevard and Jefferson Avenue in Newport News.

They're asking anyone who has seen an animal that fits this description in this area to contact the Peninsula Health District - Newport News Environmental Health Office at 757.594.7340.

After hours, they ask that you call Newport News Animal Control: 757.595.7387

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