Man almost mauled to death, woman and child injured in horror dog attack

A MAN is this afternoon fighting for his life in hospital after almost being mauled to death by two dogs in a savage attack at a house in Sydney’s west.

Paramedics were called to reports of a dog attack at a home on Vincennes Avenue in Tregear about 1pm.

They arrived to find a 41-year-old man in cardiac arrest, and a woman and child with multiple bites.


The man was treated at the scene before being rushed to Westmead Hospital in a critical condition.

He reportedly sustained multiple life-threatening wounds after being mauled by not one but two dogs.

A 30-year-old woman and her 10-year-old daughter were also attacked and bitten by both dogs.

They too have been transported by ambulance to Westmead Hospital.

Their injuries, however, are not as severe.

It”s understood a Careflight rescue helicopter was dispatched to the scene.

Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the awful incident and have secured the dogs.

No further information was available at the time of writing.

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