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Mom Bites Off Dog's Ear to Protect Daughter
ALVIN, Texas -- A 2-year-old girl is very fortunate after a vicious dog attack and a loving mother who went to extraordinary lengths to fight off the dog.
Chelsi Camp was watching a pit bull for a friend. The dog had always seemed friendly. When the dog approached her 2-year-old daughter Mackenzi, however, Camp said the pit bull must have smelled her dog and that's when the dog snapped.
"You do whatever you can," Camp said. "I don't have physical strength on my side." So Camp fought the dog to protect her daughter. She shoved her fist into the dog's mouth and even bit off its ear, while telling her daughter to turn over so she didn't choke on blood.
When police arrived, an officer shot and wounded the dog, who was later euthanized.
Camps said the most difficult part of her own injuries was not being able to hold Mackenzi for a week following the attack.
"She's a strong little girl and a fighter," Camp said. "She's meant to be here."
Source: FOX 17
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