On Monday, July 17, 2017, Iowa City Animal Services received notification of a person who was bitten by a dog. According to the information provided, the bite occurred on Saturday, July 15 around 1 p.m. at Rita’s Ranch Dog Park. The victim intervened between two dogs that were fighting in the dog park and was bitten on the hand.
The dog that bit the victim was described as a medium-large, white and fawn colored American Staffordshire mix. The people with the dog were described as an older white male and white female. They left immediately after the bite occurred.
Iowa City Animal Services is seeking information regarding the rabies vaccination of the dog. Anyone with information about the identity of the dog owner is encouraged to contact Iowa City Animal Services at 319-356-5295, ext. 7 or the Iowa City Police Department at 319-356-6800.