Donegal child hospitalised following dog attack 1 month ago

Donegal child hospitalised following dog attack

The incident happened on Friday

A young girl has been hospitalised following a dog attack in Co. Donegal.

The child was left with serious injuries after being attacked in the Millfield area of Buncrana last Friday morning.

She was reportedly playing in a garden when she was attacked by the dog at around 11.30am.

She was then rushed to Letterkenny University Hospital to be treated for serious injuries.

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Her injuries are understood not to be life-threatening.

The dog involved in the attack has since been put down.

A Garda spokesperson said: "Gardaí are investigating an incident where a female child was injured by a dog in Buncrana, Co. Donegal at approximately 11.30am on Friday 30th July 2021.

"The child was taken to Letterkenny University Hospital with serious but what are believed to be non-life-threatening injuries. The dog was handed over to the dog warden."