Emergency services were called to the family home at around 4pm, where they found the boy suffering life-threatening injuries.
The boy was rushed to Tallaght University Hospital but was later transferred to Children’s Health Ireland at Crumlin, where he died on Monday.
No one else in the property was injured.
After the incident, the dogs were taken away and put to sleep.Gardaí said they are treating it as a ‘tragic incident’ but were investigating all the circumstances surrounding the attack.
Be Diligent about Vet Visits. “Don’t wait for the signs,” Dr. Becker stresses. Focus on “prevention first.” Pets age fast, and when it comes to illness they are programmed to mask weakness, “they’re naturally secretive.” One to two visits a year is ideal, but if you suspect a problem, don’t hesitate, and don’t self-diagnose. “In the last two years I’ve seen four or five cases where people went to the internet for help, and by the time they get to the vet it’s too late,” says Dr. Becker.
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