Officials seek information about dog that bit woman

Officials seek information about dog that bit woman

The Department of Public Health is looking for information regarding a dog that bit a woman Saturday afternoon, officials said.

The incident occurred on Whitcomb Drive in Madison while the woman walked past the leashed dog, officials said.

The dog is described as a small Jack Russell terrier, mostly white with some tan patches, officials said.

The dog was with a white woman in her 40s who has short dark hair, officials said.

Anyone having information regarding this incident is asked to call the police and fire dispatcher at (608) 255-2345 and ask for the animal services officer.

If the animal is not located it may bite someone else, and it could also mean that the bite victim may be required to received costly injections to prevent rabies, officials said.