A family pet dog that mauled a 5-year-old boy from Australia will be euthanized, confirmed multiple reports.
The young boy was rushed to a hospital after they were mauled by the family dog on the evening of Sunday.
According to reports, the incident happened on the evening of Sunday in a house in Lake Macquarie, New South Wales.
According to a report that was published by 9News Australia, the 5-year-old boy was mauled by the dog on the left side of his neck.
The boy was treated at the scene by 2 ambulance crews.
He was later rushed to the Children’s Hospital at Westmead to undergo surgery.
A spokesperson of the New South West Ambulance said that the injuries of the boy are life-changing.
The dog has been identified as a 2-year-old Rottweiler type breed.
The dog will be euthanized as a result of the attack.
An official investigation has been launched in conjunction with Lake Macquarie Council.
Our thoughts and prayers are with the family of the boy and the boy himself, may he recover from the injuries that he sustained in a fast and efficient way.
Let’s hope for the best for the little one.