Toddler hospitalized after dog attack in Southfield

SOUTHFIELD, Mich. (WXYZ) - A young child is in the hospital after being attacked while feeding a dog in Southfield.

Sources tell Action News the 3-year-old-girl was visiting a family in the 28000-block of Glasgow Friday.

The dog's owners were nearby as she gave the boxer-mix some food when it attacked. We're told the animal severely bit the girl's face.

The child was rushed to the hospital where she is expected to recover, but the animal was put down. The dog was up-to-date with its rabies shots, but its body will be taken to a lab for further testing.

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