Baltimore County Animal Control officials put down the beagle-pit bull mix that bit a toddler.
The dog that attacked a toddler in Eastwood Sunday was put down by Baltimore County Animal Control officials, WJZ reports. The child, who was bitten inside a home in the 7200 block on Conley Street, was in stable condition, according to The Baltimore Sun. She got stitches and will require extensive treatment for her face, where the dog bit her, ABC 2 News reported. Multiple reports indicate the girl did not provoke the dog, which was a beagle-pit bull mix. See Related:
The dogs were on the loose in the Edgemere-Fort Howard communities Friday after seriously injuring an Edgemere woman.
Baltimore County police officers shot and killed one pit bull and captured another Friday evening after at least one of the dogs attacked the animals' owner earlier in the day. At about 2:40 p.m. Feb. 22, police responded to the 7600 block of North Point Road in Edgemere for a report of an injured person, according to a statement from spokesman Officer Shawn Vinson. Police determined the injured woman was attacked by at least one of her pet pit bull dogs. She suffered serious injuries and was taken to Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center for treatment. Both dogs ran off after the attack. Police officials alerted neighbors in the area of the possible danger of the two dogs—one white, the other brown—running loose in the Edgemere-Fort …