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Dog reportedly bites, seriously injures seven-year-old girl and woman
Published Friday, October 7, 2016 6:13PM CST
A seven-year-old girl and 52-year-old woman reportedly bitten by a large dog were taken to hospital with serious injuries Friday, Regina police say.
Police were called to assist paramedics and animal protection officers at a house on the 500 block of Pasqua Street just after noon. A dog in the home reportedly bit a young child and a woman, police said in a media release.
Police assisted paramedics in getting to the victims and then assisted animal protection with gaining control of the dog.
The girl and woman were taken to hospital, according to police. Their injuries were serious but not life-threatening.
Police do not know the breed of the dog, but say the animal is between 80 to 100 pounds. The animal is owned by a family member of the victims and is now in quarantine with animal protection.
The incident is not considered a criminal investigation at this point, police said.