A DAD has issued an pressing warning after a canine he purchased for £200 on Fb scalped his younger son in a savage assault.
The younger lad’s life was saved when his household pressured open the hound’s jaws to launch him.
Vick spent 5 days in hospital and obtained 50 stitches to his head and face as docs reattached his scalp.
Now his father is warning different Brits to not make the identical mistake his household made.
Vitalijus informed The Mirror: “It’s a nightmare and we by no means need another household to undergo this.”
He says the household thought “lengthy and arduous” about getting a canine earlier than recognizing the Staffie pup on sale for simply £200.
Vitalijus defined: “Once we noticed him he was actually mushy and leaping round. He captured our hearts,” the 41-year-old mentioned.
“However after we obtained him residence it grew to become obvious he was utterly untrained.”
Vick’s sister Gabriel, 18, witnessed the horror assault.
She mentioned: “Vick got here down the steps quietly and Diesel began barking. He pounced on Vick, dragging him down two of the steps. It was as if he noticed Vick as a chew toy. He was ragging him about and scratching him.
“I began screaming and my stepdad [Vitalijus] and mum ran in. What sticks in my mind was my little brother pleading ‘cease, Diesel, cease’. I used to be making an attempt to get the canine off. My mum was screaming ‘Oh my God, cease cease cease’.
“My stepdad jumped in entrance of me and tried choking the canine out, and that’s when my mum scooped Vick up. My stepdad informed me to name an ambulance and he put [the dog] within the lavatory.”
Vick’s mum Eugenija, 41, says the entire household is traumatised after the horror mauling.
She defined: “I grabbed Vick and ran to the bed room, locking the door. I used to be making an attempt to calm him down. I put a towel on his head to cease the bleeding. He noticed all of the blood and mentioned, ‘Mummy, am I dying?’.
“Then he requested is [his twin brother] Nick and Gabriel OK. The docs couldn’t imagine how Vick saved smiling. He’s my superman.”