Woman hospitalized after being attacked by dog twice, officials say



SHELBY, N.C. - Officers said a woman in Shelby was attacked by a dog twice in the same day.

The Animal Control director said this is the worst dog attack he has ever seen.

Patrece Ogle, 73, has severe bite wounds to her face and is in critical condition at the Cleveland Regional Hospital.

Workers at Animal Control will have to decide what happens to the two dogs taken from the home. Officers said a pit bull mix attacked her twice.  He is in quarantine with another dog that was taken from the house.

On Tuesday morning, Ogle's daughter-in-law had a seizure at their home near Lawndale. Animal Control said Ogle tried to help, but the dog misread her actions and knocked her down.

Both women pleaded with Animal Control not to take the dogs.

About 12 hours later, Animal Control was back after the pit bull mix and possibly the other dog attacked the older woman.