On Monday, July 12, 2021, Iowa City Animal Services received notification of a person who was bitten by a dog. According to the information provided, the bite occurred at 3 p.m. Thursday, July 8, 2021, at Terry Trueblood Recreation Area. The victim was walking on the trail when a loose dog came out of the bushes, charged the victim, and bit them on the wrist. The dog is described as a German shepherd, with black and tan coloring. The dog was off-leash and not with an owner at the time of the incident. 

Iowa City Animal Services is seeking information on the rabies information of the loose dog. If anyone has any information, they are encouraged to contact Iowa City Animal Services directly at 319-356-5295 or the Iowa City Police Department at 319-356-5275.

Date of publication

Monday, July 12, 2021