15-Month Old Hospitalized After Bitten in Face by Dog: Miami Police - NBC 6 South Florida

15-Month Old Hospitalized After Bitten in Face by Dog: Miami Police

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    Toddler Hospitalized After Bitten in Face by Dog: Police

    A 15-month-old was hospitalized Saturday afternoon after a dog bit the child's face, according to police.

    (Published Saturday, March 11, 2017)

    A 15-month-old was hospitalized Saturday afternoon after a dog bit the child's face, according to police.

    A Miami Police spokesperson said the girl went to feed the neighbor's dog, something the toddler often did, when the dog attacked her.

    The toddler was transported to Jackson Memorial Hospital with non-life threatening injuries. The child is in stable condition.

    The owner said the dog was taken away by animal services. The dog is a Pitbull Staffordshire Bull Terrier mix, according to the owner.

    No further information has been made available.

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