The uplifting story about a dog that had been rescued from a frozen reservoir quickly took a nasty turn.
Kyle Dyer, anchor for Denver’s NBC affiliate, 9NEWS, was interviewing the dog’s owner and rescuer during the station’s early morning newscast yesterday when she bent down to kiss the dog’s nose.
Instead of giving her a kiss, the 85-pound Argentine Mastiff named Max bared his teeth and bit into Dyer’s face as his owner and rescuer looked on in horror.
Dyer, who joined the station in 1996, had to be taken to a local hospital where she is now recovering from reconstructive surgery, according to the station’s website.
“Firefighters, paramedics and animal control were immediately called to the station. Kyle was taken to Denver Health Medical Center.” The hospital says Dyer “is currently in fair condition and is being evaluated by the trauma team. She is awake and visiting with family who asked that we thank the community for their immediate outpouring of support.”
Check out the horrific videos below for more.
- Dog bites Denver TV anchor’s face during interview (cbsnews.com)
- Rescued dog bites TV anchor during broadcast (sfgate.com)
- Rescued dog bites TV anchor during broadcast (newsok.com)