Child mauled by dog on Gold Coast

A YOUNG boy has been rushed to hospital after being attacked by a dog on the Gold Coast.

The child, believed to be aged under 10, was bitten on the face and mouth at a home in Ormeau just after 8.30pm on Tuesday.

Queensland Ambulance crews were called to the scene, with the youngster treated by paramedics for bite injuries to his face.


He’s since been taken to the Gold Coast University Hospital in a stable condition.

It comes after council revealed they were investigating reports two dogs were allegedly attacked by the same dog at a beach in Tallebudgera at the weekend.