A Virginia family’s pet wolf hybrid was put down following a fatal attack on their newborn baby. According to multiple sources, the eight-day-old baby was in a bassinet on Wednesday morning when the wolf dog attacked her. WFLA News reports that the family heard the infant crying and when they went to check on her, they discovered that she was covered in blood and suffering from “serious injuries” to her head and upper body.
The injured newborn was taken to the University of Tennessee Hospital for care, but she passed away from her injuries. The dog implicated in the attack (who was found standing near the bassinet when the injured baby was discovered) was put down on Thursday.
According to WJHL News, the family has two other dogs, and two other children – the situation is being investigated to see if any charges are warranted.
(Stock image of bassinet via Pixabay free images)
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