Dog suspect in teen biting located |

Dog suspect in teen biting located

Officials said a dog that bit a 13-year-old girl Wednesday has been located.

“Several neighbors called Animal Control to identify the dog, after reading the article,” said El Dorado County Animal Control Officer Ken Gentile on Friday. “One individual confined the dog and called Alpine Animal Hospital to run its rabies tags.”

The girl was bit after the dog followed her from a bus stop on Venice Drive, in the Tahoe Keys, to her home on Monterey Avenue. Gentile said the dog was current on its rabies vaccinations, but it will still be in quarantine until March 20.

“Dogs have to be quarantined for 10 days from the date of the bite,” he said.

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