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  • A vicious dog attack on Staten Island was caught on video and neighbors are upset, saying it isn't the first time the animals have pounced[hhmc]

  • The attack happened last year, but witnesses say the same pets attacked a 75-year-old woman in February while she was walking her dog[hhmc]

  • The New York City Health Department, which investigates dog attacks, is looking into both incidents; the dogs' owner has not responded[hhmc]

Chilling video from Staten Island shows a woman in the fight of her life wrestling with an aggressive dog gnawing and nipping at her pets.

The victim says its not the first time dogs have attacked in the Great Hills community of the borough.

“I went into momma bear mode,” the victim, who wished to remain anonymous, said. “I grabbed both of them. I fought with him.”

After the vicious attack, the victim yelled out to the dogs owner, screaming “they just attacked me and my dogs.” The owner is seen on video taking her dogs and walking off. The victim claims the owner didnt apologize.

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The victim suffered a minor bite, but her dog, Lady, spent two nights in the ICU.

The attack happened last year, but neighbors say they are furious over the fact the dogs attacked again in FebruarRead More – Source

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