Baby girl killed in horror dog attack

A 14-month-old girl has died after being mauled by a pet dog at a home in rural Victoria.

The fatal attack happened at a home on Neerim North Road in Neerim Junction just before 6.30am this morning.

“It’s understood the child was attacked at the property by the German Wirehaired Pointer,” VIC Police confirmed in a statement.


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Paramedics desperate worked to save the toddler, but she could not be revived and died at the scene.

The dog has since been seized by the local council.

An investigation into the circumstances of the attack are underway.

Shanee is a full-time Digital Journalist and Social Media Content Producer. In 2014, Shanee graduated from Griffith University’s Gold Coast Campus with a Bachelor of Communications majoring in Journalism, Public Relations and Marketing. Since joining 1029 Hot Tomato, Shanee has been keeping you up to date with breaking news and everything Gold Coast on myGC. Shanee also writes and photographs for Peony & Page, a personal home, style and travel blog & Instagram alias she founded in 2015.

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