Child bitten by dog at Gold Coast home

A little boy is recovering in hospital after being attacked by a dog on the Gold Coast.

The youngster was bitten by the animal at a home in Benowa just before 9.00pm on Wednesday.

He was treated at the scene by paramedics before being taken to Gold Coast University Hospital in a stable condition.


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A Queensland Ambulance spokesperson said a second person was also assessed at the home, but they did not require transport to hospital.

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Why hasn’t this matter been reported to Council to investigate