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Toddler Dies in Ga. after being Mauled by 7 Dogs

ambulancePEMBROKE, Ga. (AP) — Police in coastal Georgia say a toddler has died after being attacked by seven dogs.

Bryan County Sheriff Clyde Smith tells the Savannah Morning News the 18-month-old girl was mauled in the yard Wednesday evening by dogs her family owned. Authorities say the unidentified girl’s grandmother was asleep when she heard a commotion and saw the girl being attacked as she looked out of her window.

Authorities say the dogs, pit bulls and pit bull mixes, have been euthanized by Bryan County Animal Control.

It was unclear Wednesday night if charges would be filed.


  • piperfree

    Pit bulls are NOT dangerous dogs!! It really is all in how they are raised, I know many pit bulls and they are in families with children and they are the sweetest dogs you could meet. Can’t blame the dogs at all.

    • High Taxes

      yeah, right. That’s why pit bulls are in the news every month for having attacked someone. This is one breed that should be banned from having any future litters.

  • robn

    I hate pit bulls, worst breed of dog.

  • alpinequeen

    They should get rid of all the pit bulls and pit bull mixes and their owners for owning such evil animals.

  • MrsG

    This was a PACK. They lived as a pack, operated as a pack – killed as a pack. Any breed of dog will do this, it doesn’t matter how you dress them, train them, love them, etc. They will hunt and kill as a pack. Pitt bulls are just killing machines, their jaws different than other breeds. There are alot of sweet Pitts out there, but WHY take the risk when you have a child in the home? And SEVEN? I’d say this family should be investigated to make sure no fighting was going on. They will have more pitt bulls in no time, and their child is dead.
    Very tragic story.

  • zoezema

    Its not the dogs fault..i agree they should have put down the grandmother..don’t assume the grandma was old. With kids having kids she may be 20!