A 9-year-old boy was hospitalized Wednesday after he was mauled by three dogs on Vista Lane, west of Roswell. (Randal Seyler Photo)
A 9-year-old Chaves County boy is in the hospital after being mauled by three dogs early Wednesday morning.
The dogs were pit bull mixes, and two of the animals were shot by the boy’s father, said Lt. Mike Herrington of the Chaves County Sheriff’s Office.
The incident occurred at 5196 Vista Lane, which is the location of a kennel, Herrington said.
“The people there run a shelter where they rescue animals from the pound. These four dogs had gotten out.”
The kennel was operated by a group called Doggy Saviors, according to officials. There were four dogs in the pack that attacked the Login to read more