Man Taken To Hospital And Dog Injured After Pitbull Attack On Aberdeen Street

The man was taken to Aberdeen Royal Infirmary where he had surgery to repair tendons in his hand. Little Doddie is facing surgery to amputate his leg.

Doddie will have to have his leg amputated

An OAP had to undergo surgery after being bitten fighting off a pitbull who had mauled his dog.

The 70-year-old man, who asked not to be named, was walking his chihuahua, Doddie, through Byron Square when they were attacked by the animal.

After the scuffle, the man was taken to Aberdeen Royal Infirmary where he had surgery to repair tendons in his hand and was kept in overnight for observation.