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Dog owner faces charges in biting incident in Fergus, Ont.

A man from Fergus, Ont. is taking the heat for a pair of dog biting incidents.

Both occurred in a Duncan Court neighbourhood on Thursday.

Four dogs reportedly had gotten loose and were running free.

Two individuals suffered minor injuries as a result of being bitten by the canines.

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Wellington County OPP and the Guelph Humane Society were brought in to investigate and were able to trace the dogs to their owner.

OPP has charged a 41-year-old man under the dog owners’ liability act.

He will appear in a provincial offenses court at a later date.

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