Young girl attacked by family dog in Upper Coomera

A YOUNG girl is recovering after she was mauled by her family dog in Upper Coomera on Sunday.

The eight-year-old was attacked by an American Bulldog on Bilinghurst Crescent near Assisi Catholic College just before 7:50am.

The girl suffered injuries to her lips and was taken to the Gold COast Univeristy hospital for treatment.


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It is not known what provoked the attack.

The family has surrendered the dog to the City of Gold COast Animal Managements officers.

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