DULAC, LA (WVUE) - A Dulac woman underwent emergency surgery after she was attacked by her own pit bull last Sunday, according to Terrebonne Parish Sheriff Jerry Larpenter.
Police say the attack happened just before 5 a.m. in the 200 block of Orange Street in Dulac, La.
The victim, 54, managed to escape from the residence, leaving the dog inside.
When officers arrived at the home, the woman had already been taken away by ambulance.
The victim suffered serious injuries to her left arm and to both of her legs.
Terrebonne Parish Government Animal Control picked up the dog.