ST. PAUL, Minn. -- Riley Gallagher, 7, is an expert at Lincoln Logs.
If it breaks, he can fix it. But what really needs repair is his left thigh where a dog bit him and left four puncture wounds.
"The next thing I know I hear screaming," Shawn Gallagher, Riley's dad, recalls about the incident.
It happened during the YWCA's Women's Triathlon on Sunday.
Riley was waving a sign which his family believes may have agitated the dog. But the owner ran off before they could get any information. Now Riley is going to the doctor every three days for rabies shots.
"I want them to come forward and give us some documentation that says our dog has been vaccinated so your son won't have to get any more shots," Shawn said.
A spokesperson for the YWCA told KARE 11 they must abide by park rules which allow leashed dogs and they cannot restrict public access. But the Gallaghers want pet owners to think twice after what happened to them.
"Hopefully in the future people will refrain from bringing their dogs to big events like that where there's a lot of excitement," Helen said.
The family hopes anyone with information contacts Minneapolis Animal Care and Control 612-673-3222.
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