LaSalle Dog Owner Charged Following Dog Attack

A dog owner in LaSalle has been charged following a dog attack.

On  August 1 around 7:15pm around Michael Crescent, a dog managed to get off his leash and pounced on a smaller dog as it went by on a sidewalk.

LaSalle police says similar incidents have occurred twice in the past with this particular dog.

Police Constable Harbinder Gill says the smaller dog didn't suffer any major injuries and the owner pulled the two dogs apart.

As a result, the owner of the dog that did the attacking was charged with 'permitting a dog to bite, attack, threaten, harass, chase, kill or injury another animal.'

If convicted, the maximum fine is $5000.