Child seriously injured by dog while trick-or-treating in Port Dover

Norfolk County OPP say a little girl was seriously injured by a dog in Port Dover. Nick Westoll / Global News

A four-year-old girl has been seriously injured by a dog while out trick-or-treating in Port Dover.

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On Wednesday night, Norfolk County OPP were called by a concerned parent, who reported that their daughter was bitten by an English bulldog.

They said the dog had run out from inside a home and jumped up on the child causing serious injuries to the girl’s face.

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The child was taken to hospital for treatment, while the dog has been quarantined for 10 days.


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