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Woman bitten by a Dog in the Woods above Kirk Brae, Shandon

Added on 03 November 2020

This  could have happened to a child, hence the warning. 

For the record the the dog was a mongrel about the size of a labrador, with pale pinkish-fawn fur. Its ears were small and flopped forwards, like a terrier. 

 The elderly male dog owner, wearing a pale raincoate, did not  respond to the shouts of the victim; maybe he did not realise that it had happened or did not hear.  On medical advice the victim went to the Vale of Leven where the treatment was strong antibiotics.