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Dog Bites 3-year-old in Port Richey
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Dog Bites 3-year-old in Port Richey

 

Port Richey, Florida-- The Pasco Sheriff's Office responded to a report of a dog bite at 7410 Buchanan Drive, Port Richey this evening.

Deputies at the scene found that the the family Pit Bull bit the three-year-old girl.

The girl received a serious bite injury to the lip and was transported by ambulance to St. Joseph's Children's Hospital of Tampa.

The dog was quarantined in the bedroom, Pasco County Animal Control was notified to take the dog from the residence.

PCSO reports a preliminary investigation shows the girl was lying on the couch having a some food when the dog tried to take the food from the girl, and bit her.

The dog received some injuries as a family member was trying to get the dog to release the girl's lip. 

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