Bichon bite worse than bark at Tilley Pond Park
Police are investigating a dog fight at Tilley Pond Park on West Avenue last Thursday during which two bichon frises owned by a Greenwich man bit a Stamford woman's finger when she attempted to stop them from attacking her chocolate Labrador, according to Darien Police Detective Mark Cappelli.
The bichon frises were taken into custody for a state mandated 14-day quarantine for biting a person, Cappelli said.
The woman reported walking her dog on the leash around 6:39 p.m., March 19, when the owner of the bichon frises mentioned his "dogs were friendly," and released them from their leashes, according to Cappelli.
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The bichon frises charged the woman and her dog, attacking the Labrador, Cappelli said. The woman sustained a puncture wound to the middle finger of her hand trying to separate the animals, Cappelli said.