ANTHEM, Ariz. (KSAZ) - Firefighters say a bobcat attacked two people and a dog in Anthem over the weekend.
Daisy Mountain Fire officials say the bobcat started following a man and his dog and that's when the feline attacked the German Shepherd.
A bystander who tried to help the man and dog was also bit.
Arizona Game and Fish officials arrived at the scene and attempted to capture the bobcat, but he continued to act aggressively, so they were forced to kill the animal. The bobcat will now be tested for rabies
Both men are expected to be OK.
The fire department says this is the first known attack in the area. According to officials with Arizona Game and Fish, the bobcat was rabid.
A GoFundMe account has been established for one of the victim's in this incident: