Dog which bit off Haddington man’s genitals is ‘absolute angel’

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A dog which bit off a man’s genitals in a horrific attack in East Lothian has been described as an “absolute angel”.

Emergency services found a 22-year-old man unconscious and lying fully clothed in a pool of his own blood with an Olde English Bulldog, also covered in the man’s blood, at the same property in Haddington on Sunday, 7 October.

A man was attacked by an Old English Bulldog, Stock image of the breed.

A man was attacked by an Old English Bulldog, Stock image of the breed.

A friend of the woman who reportedly lives at the address and owns the bulldog described the pet as an “absolute angel”.

According to the Daily Record, the dog was also named after US rapper Biggie Smalls.

As a result of the horrific attack, it is thought that the man lost both testicles and his penis.

He was taken to Edinburgh Royal Infirmary and later transferred to the Western General where was put into an induced coma.

The dog was taken to the kennels.

A Police Scotland spokesperson said: “Police in East Lothian are investigating after a man suffered serious injuries, believed to have been caused by a dog, in Haddington on Sunday 7 October.

“Emergency services were called to a property in the High Street area at around 2.30pm.

“A 22-year-old man was taken to the Edinburgh Royal Infirmary by the Scottish Ambulance Service, and later transferred to the Western General Hospital where he remains receiving treatment.”

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