dog who only understands German commands, a court has heard. The toddler was enjoying a stroll when the dangerous Dutch herder pounced at her in front of her horrified grandparents at the Barry Sidings Countryside Park in Pontypridd, Wales.
She was attacked so badly that she was left needing surgery under general anaesthetic at Cardiff's University Hospital of Wales in August last year.
Merthyr Tydfil Crown Court heard that the owner Daniel Barge, 33, had adopted the dog named Chief from a rescue centre just four days earlier and doesn't understand German.The dog, which was similar to an Alsatian, was trained for protection and security work and came with a warning that it was "not good" with kids. Do you have an animal related story that you want to share?Read more on dailystar.co.uk