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Young girl seriously injured after dog attack in Donegal

The dog was handed over to the local dog warden – a service run by Donegal County Council alongside the Irish Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals
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A young girl has been seriously injured after being attacked by a dog in Co Donegal.

Gardaí are investigating after the girl was attacked by a dog in Buncrana at around 11.30am on Friday July 30.

The girl was taken to Letterkenny University Hospital for treatment. Her injuries were described by a garda spokesperson as “serious” but “non-life threatening”.

The dog was handed over to the local dog warden – a service run by Donegal County Council alongside the Irish Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals.

Donegal County Council has been approached for comment.

A garda spokesperson said that investigations into the incident are ongoing.

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