A 3-year-old boy was bitten by the family Doberman who also injured his grandmother who rushed to defend him. The incident took place around noon in a private home in Dumenza (Varese) and is now being examined by the Carabinieri of the Luino Company.
It is not clear whether the child was playing with the dog, which has never behaved aggressively in the past according to investigators, or if he was simply nearby. The adult Dobermannan specimen bit him and did the same with the child's grandmother who rushed to defend her grandson. The woman managed to get herself and the baby to safety and call 112.
The two injured were transported to the hospital in code yellow: they are not life-threatening. The dog will be entrusted to the veterinary service of Ats Insubria.
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