Great Bend woman attacked by her own dog, in critical condition

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TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW)- A Great Bend woman was attacked by her pit bull after telling the dog 'no' last week.

The Great Bend Post reports that Shelly LeRoy was i pool Friday afternoon when the dog went to the side and wanted to get in the water. LeRoy told the 'no' and it began to attack her.

LeRoy was life flighted to a Wichita hospital in critical condition. She is expected to be in the hospital for about a month and will undergo surgery, skin grafts and wound care. She suffered wounds to her hand, arm and leg.

The dog's owners asked that it be euthanized, and due to Kansas law it will undergo rabies testing.