- Associated Press - Thursday, October 20, 2016

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. (AP) - A 1-year-old boy has been hospitalized after a dog bit him in the head and face in Springfield.

The Register-Guard reports (https://is.gd/Gnjq1B ) that emergency crews responded Tuesday to reports of the toddler being bitten by a Jack Russell terrier. The child was taken to PeaceHealth Sacred Heart Medical Center at RiverBend in Springfield for treatment.

Police say Springfield animal control is handling the case.


Information from: The Register-Guard, https://www.registerguard.com

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