Boy, 5, Hospitalized After Being Attacked by Family Dog in Miami-Dade

5-year-old bitten by one of his family's dogs was airlifted to local hospital

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A 5-year-old boy was hospitalized after he was attacked by a family dog at a Kendall home Sunday afternoon, officials said.

Miami-Dade Police officials said officers responded around 4 p.m. to the home in the 16600 block of Southwest 71st Terrace, where they found a child bitten in the upper and lower portions of his body by one of his family's dogs.

Miami-Dade Fire Rescue airlifted the child to a local hospital for treatment and further evaluation.

His condition was unknown.

This is an ongoing investigation... Check back with NBC 6 for updates.

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