Toddler in serious condition after being mauled by dog

A young girl is in a serious condition after reportedly being mauled by a dog overnight.

Emergency services were walled to a home in Melbourne’s east just after 9.30pm on Sunday after reports a toddler had suffered serious facial injuries.

The girl, believed to be ‘pre-school aged’ was rushed to the Royal Children’s Hospital in a serious condition.


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It is not known what breed the dog was that attacked the young girl or how the attack occurred.

More to come.