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Sunday, Nov 29, 2015

Dog euthanized after biting child

1 year, 8 months ago by

On March 20, the Adams County Sheriff's Office responded to a report of a seven year old boy being bitten by a dog in the 500 block of Washington. 

The incident was investigated and the dog was impounded, even though it was current on its rabies shots.

On March 21, the Adams County Animal Control officer issued a a notice of violation for an "animal at large/nuisance" to the owner of the dog, Tina Blackledge of 505 Washington.

On March 24, Blackledge surrendered the dog to the County and it was euthanized. 

By state law, the Adams County Animal Warden is responsible for investigation of animal bites in the County.