An eight-month-old toddler died Wednesday afternoon after she was attacked by a family dog at her grandmother’s home in Miramar, Florida. The baby, Liana Valino, had been in a bouncy chair in one of the bedrooms.
According to the Sun Sentinel, Miramar firefighters were called to the home in response to a call reporting a dog bite. Miramar Police Officer Yessennia Diaz stated the grandmother had been in charge of the baby, and the three dogs in the home had been raised from puppies. The child was pronounced dead at the scene.
The baby’s mother, Brenda Villasin, 24, would drop off her baby while she went to work. Police state it was Liana’s grandmother, the mother of the baby’s father, who had been caring for Liana in the home at the time of the attack.
“She was the best thing to ever happen to me.” Brenda told the news media.
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