KENOVA, W.Va. (WSAZ) 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.