12-year-old girl from West Virginia mauled by her dog

Published: Jul. 11, 2019 at 1:52 PM EDT
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A young girl was mauled by her own pet Wednesday in Kenova, West Virginia.

According to a humane officer with Huntington Cabell Wayne Animal Control, the dog attacked the 12-year-old's face.

The officer says it is the worst face bite he has ever seen.

The dog is a pitbull mix, according to the humane officer.

The Kenova Police Department responded to the incident.

There's no word on the child's condition.