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Elderly woman loses dog in vicious attack


Last updated 6/19/2008 at Noon

A rottweiler attacked an elderly woman while she was walking her dogs in her suburban neighborhood near Dulin Street in Fallbrook the morning of June 6.

The victim says she was first followed by Chihuahuas believed to be from the same household as the rottweiler. As she tried to shoo them away, she encountered the rottweiler. She tried to cross the street but the dog charged her, knocked her down and proceeded to attack one of her small Pomeranians, she said.

According to witnesses, the woman screamed for help while clutching her dog, which was in the rottweiler’s mouth, trying to get t...

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