A Trumann man awoke Monday morning to find his dog eating one of his
The man, who has not been identified, is paralyzed and told
police he has “no feeling from the waist down.”
Around 7:45 a.m. Monday
he was awakened by a “burning pain” in his mid-section, according to the initial
The 39-year-old man told police he sleeps in the nude and
noticed the dog was between his legs.
He also noticed the “small, white,
fluffy dog” had blood on its muzzle and front feet.
When the man looked
further, according to the report, he noticed that “the dog had eaten one of his
The victim said the dog was a stray he had taken in about
three weeks earlier. The man was unsure if the dog had been
Police took the dog to a local veterinarian where it was
euthanized. Its head was sent to the Arkansas Department of Health to be tested
The victim was taken to St. Bernards Regional Medical Center
where he was treated for his injuries.
I find the hospital name just adds insult to injury