MONROVIA -- The family of an infant that was mauled by a neighbor's Great Dane spoke out Thursday night for the first time since the frightening incident.
The family, who didn't want to be mentioned by name, said their daughter was badly injured but will survive.
In the meantime, the owners of a Great Dane who grabbed a 6-month-old girl from her mother's arms have decided to have the dog euthanized.
The girl remained hospitalized in guarded condition Thursday night after being snatched by a neighbor's Great Dane and dragged away Monday.
Police say the child's mother was visiting her neighbor when the 170-pound dog took the infant right out of her arms.
The dog carried the baby about 200 feet before letting go.
The child was flown to the Los Angeles County-USC Medical Center to be treated for bite injuries to the chest, police said.
The baby suffered a punctured lung, punctured liver and two broken ribs, according to Monrovia police Capt. Jim Hunt.
She's expected to survive.
Monrovia police say there is no record of aggressive behavior from the dog before the attack.
Family Speaks Out After Their Infant is Mauled by Neighbor's Great Dane
The 6-month-old girl suffered a punctured lung, liver and two broken ribs.
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