Biting dog sought in South Lake Tahoe |

Biting dog sought in South Lake Tahoe

Staff reports

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. – El Dorado County Animal Services in South Lake Tahoe is looking for a dog that bit a 17-year-old male on Sunday. The incident happened about 6:30 p.m. at the South Tahoe Middle School soccer field on Al Tahoe Boulevard in South Lake Tahoe. The bite victim and his brother began playing soccer with the dog owner and another man when the dog suddenly bit. The dog owner left the area and no information was exchanged.

Animal Services officers have been actively looking for the dog but have been unable to locate it. The dog’s owner is described as a white male in his late 20’s with light colored hair. The dog is described as a larger sized Golden Retriever type dog, possibly mixed with boxer.

Animal Services would like to speak with the owner of the dog to verify that the dog is current on its rabies vaccinations so that the bite victim does not have to go through rabies treatment. Anyone with information is asked to contact Animal Services at 530-573-7925.