Horrible moment, a man, 63, is attacked by a pack of four vicious bulldogs who drag him to the ground and drag him before being chased away by a neighbor with a plank of wood
- Jaques Notis was attacked by a bulldog when he walked home Tuesday
- He was rushed to Ryder Trauma Center where he underwent surgery and transfusion
- Animal Services said the five seized bulldogs will now remain in custody
Terrifying images have captured the moment a man was dragged to the ground and attacked by a pack of bulldogs on a sidewalk in southeast Florida.
63-year-old Jaques Notis was on his way home from work in Miami-Dade County when he was knocked to the ground and beaten by several American bulldogs on Tuesday.
Relatives said that after the attack, the sidewalk that was outside a house in 1100 block of Northwest 103rd Street was covered with a & # 39; puddle of blood & # 39 ;.
A CCTV clip captures Jaques Notis looking at a fence before being violently thrown to the ground by a pack of bulldogs outside a house in Miami-Dade County, Florida
Notis was rushed to the Ryder Trauma Center where he underwent surgery and a blood transfusion, NBC Miami reported.
Miami-Dade Animal Services officials said five bulldogs – one of whom had not been seen on camera – were seized after the incident and will remain in custody until the outcome of the investigation into dangerous dogs. ;
A CCTV clip captures Notis while he looks at a fence before he is thrown violently to the ground at 4.27 pm.
Seconds later, three bulldogs pounce on the fallen man and start lugging him while he struggles to throw them away. A fourth participates quickly in the attack, and a fifth is not seen in the clip.
The three bulldogs, soon accompanied by a fourth, drag the man while he is lying on the road
The owner of the dogs said he was not at home at the time of the attack and insisted that the bulldogs had not been violent before
You see a man who was nearby running to the scene to help Notis.
Soon a crowd of people surround the 63-year-old man trying to push the dogs away. A neighbor used a 2 by 4 piece of wood when he pushed back the bulldogs.
& # 39; Those dogs are too dangerous. Imagine if it were a small child, they would have killed him & # 39 ;, said a witness.
& # 39; This was an old man and he was lucky that I did something for him & # 39 ;.
Pictured: Jaques Notis, 63, in the hospital after the dog attack on Tuesday
Miami-Dade Animal Services officials said five bulldogs – one of whom could not be seen on camera – were seized after the incident
The five bulldogs will remain in custody & # 39; until the outcome of the investigation into dangerous dogs & # 39 ;, said Animal Services
Told the daughter of Notis CBS this was not the first time the dogs had attacked.
She said: & # 39; This is not the first time those dogs have attacked. It is actually the second time. Those five dogs have previously attacked two small children & # 39 ;.
The owner of the dogs said he was not at home at the time of the attack and insisted that the bulldogs had never been violent before.
He added that he takes full responsibility for the attack and will pay the victim. It is unclear whether he is being prosecuted.
& # 39; Five Bulldogs have been seized as a result of the incident and will remain in custody until the outcome of the investigation into dangerous dogs & # 39 ;, said Animal Services.
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