Baby girl airlifted to hospital after being mauled by family pet

The dog belonged to the family (
The canine belonged to the family (Stock image: Getty; Media Wales)

A child girl had to be airlifted to hospital after she was bitten on the top by a Staffordshire Bull Terrier.

Her devastated granddad stated the canine belonged to the family and she was mauled at house in Wales.

It occurred at a home on Mynydd Isa, Flintshire on Saturday afternoon.

She was flown to Alder Hey in Liverpool the place she is at the moment receiving therapy.

The granddad who wouldn’t be named stated: ‘The child was enjoying within the again room when she banged her finger and screamed.

‘The dog then bit her on the head.’

The child victim of a dog attack was a baby girl mauled by a family pet, her devastated grandad has revealed.The girl was bitten to the head by a Staffordshire Bull Terrier at a house on Mynydd Isa, Flintshire on Saturday afternoon.
The home in Mynydd Isa, Flintshire (Picture: Media Wales)

The baby is now recovering in hospital from her ordeal.

He stated: ‘She is going for a scan today. She has been playing with toys at the hospital and had a Kit Kat for breakfast and she is going to need care over quite a bit of time.’



The man went on to affirm that his canine, referred to as Duke, could be put down: ‘I have signed the dog over. It is going to be destroyed.’

He went on to thank the emergency companies for his or her response.

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The girl was taken to Alder Hey youngsters’s hospital (Picture: PA)

Following the incident a North Wales Police (NWP) spokesman stated: ‘North Wales Police and the Air Ambulance have been referred to as to a property at Mynydd Isa round 4.45pm (Saturday August 31) following an incident involving a canine assault.

‘Police are carrying out house to house enquiries in the area.’

A Welsh Ambulance Service (WAS) spokeswoman stated: ‘We were called at 4.30pm and a casualty was airlifted to Alder Hey Hospital.’

Alder Hey Hospital is predicated in Liverpool and specialises in treating youngsters.