PHOENIX -- Authorities say athat attacked a large dog and bit a man in Arizona's Anthem Country Club area last weekend has tested positive for .
The Arizona Game and Fish Department received a call Sunday night that a man was bitten on the hand by a bobcat.
The man says the bobcat attacked a German shepherd and he was bitten while trying to separate the two animals.
The bobcat was caught and underwent a necropsy.
Tissue samples were sent to the Arizona Department of Health Services.
Officials announced Monday that results showed the.
Game and Fish officials say bobcats are rarely a threat to people, but they can be aggressive if they become sick, trapped or are defending offspring or a territory.