Dog sought by Chemung County Health Department


CHEMUNG COUNTY, NY (WETM) – The Chemung County Health Department is seeking the publics’ assistance in locating a dog that was involved in a biting incident that occurred inside Petco on County Route 64, Big Flats.

The incident occurred on Wednesday, September 30, 2020, at approximately 5:00 p.m.  The dog is described as a brown, black coonhound with gray feet that are black-spotted and was inside the store with a white male with white hair wearing a baseball cap.  The dog was on a leash. 

If you own this dog or have any information on how to contact the owner, please call the Chemung County Health Department at 737-2019 (737-2044 after hours) as soon as possible.  If it can be verified that the dog is healthy, rabies shots for the bite victim can be avoided.

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