Dog attack in Monona kills one animal, sends woman to the hospital

MONONA (WKOW) -- Police say one dog was killed and a woman was taken to the hospital after they were attacked by another dog.

The Monona Police Department says this happened around 3:20 p.m. Thursday. Officers were called to the 800 block of Nichols Road for a report of a woman and two dogs that were attacked.

Police say the woman was taken to the hospital with injuries to her arm. The two dogs were taken to local vet clinics. One of the dogs died, the other came away with leg injuries.

Officers say they located and secured the attacking dog. They say the animal was a shelter dog being fostered from a local pet rescue organization. Officers say the dog has been removed from the home. They say there is no further risk to the public or other pets.  

Police have not released the breeds of the dogs that were involved.

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