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Family dog bites 7 year-old girl on the arm

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Family dog bites 7 year-old girl on the arm

CREATED Feb. 21, 2012

Web Producer: Brian Pryor

TUCSON (KGUN9-TV) - A 7 year-old girl went to the hospital for treatment Tuesday night after the family dog bite her on the arm.

Emergency crews responded to the residence located in the 4200 block of East Benson Highway after 6:15 p.m. Tuesday evening.

Deputy Dawn Barkman with the Pima County Sheriff's Department told KGUN9 that the dog, a pit bull mix, left a serious dog bite to the girl's arm. The injury while serious is believed to be non life threatening.

The dog has been quarantined by Pima Animal Care & Control which is standard in dog bites cases.