AN EIGHT-year-old girl has undergone emergency surgery after being mauled by a dog at a home in Lake Macquarie.
The horrific attack happened at a home in the suburb of Valentine just after 3pm yesterday.
Emergency services raced to the home and found the young girl with serious injuries to her right arm.
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She was rushed to hospital where she remains after undergoing emergency surgery.
Police established a crime scene at the Valentine home and are investigating the incident alongside the council rangers.