Dog Involved In Yesterday's Fatal Neerim Junction Attack Has Been Put Down

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Dog Involved In Yesterday's Fatal Neerim Junction Attack Has Been Put Down Photo by Ellen Levy Finch (Wikipedia)

The Baw Baw Shire Council spent the day in Neerim Junction yesterday supporting the community following yesterday’s dog attack which killed a 14 month old girl.

Police say the German Wirehaired Pointer attacked the girl's face while the family was in the kitchen yesterday morning. Her mother suffered minor injuries while trying to remove the dog from daughter.

Baw Baw Shire has confirmed the dog was voluntarily surrendered to council and euthanised at the family’s request.

Baw Baw Shire Council

Baw Baw Shire Council representatives and representatives of the Victorian Council of Churches are on site at Neerim Junction Hall for any community members that require support following this...

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