On Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2023, Iowa City Animal Services received notification of a community member who was bitten by a dog. According to the information provided, the bite occurred around midnight the morning of Jan. 25 in the area of the 600 Block of South Dodge Street outside of a residence. The victim was attempting to break up a fight between their dog who was on a leash and a brindle pit bull-type dog. The loose dog was with his owner but unleashed. The owner was observed as a slender male. Another man was at the scene inside the residence.
Iowa City Animal Services is seeking information on the rabies status of the loose dog. If anyone has any information, they are encouraged to contact Iowa City Animal Services directly at 356-5295 or The Iowa City Police Department at 356-6800.