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.


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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.