Another Chicago pit bull owner flees the scene of a serious attack
Chicago – Last Saturday, around 4:30pm, on Leland between Magnolia and Malden, a Chow puppy was attacked by a large dark gray pit bull or pit bull mix. Both animals were on leashes; the woman walking the pit bull could not control her dog and was dragged across the street as it went after the six-month-old puppy.
The puppy suffered some serious injuries, but will be okay, thanks to the talented veterinarians at Chicago Veterinary Emergency & Specialty Center on Clybourn:
"Lily’s rear leg was covered in bite marks and was broken and the bone was protruding through the skin. The great doctors at the clinic, especially Dr. Vinayak, the orthopedic surgeon, were able to save Lily’s leg by placing 7 screws in the leg. Lily spent 4 days at the clinic and will be in a cast and on 3 medications for the next 6 weeks. I am very grateful, as I know this could have been much worse."
Uptown Update Accessed: 2012-03-31. (Archived by WebCite® at http://www.webcitation.org/66aCvhllt)