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2 pit bulls attack Gatineau man, sending him to hospital

Two pit bulls attacked a man in Gatineau, Que., sending him to hospital with serious bites and lacerations, according to police.

Dog owner faces fines after attack in city's Hull sector

Two pit bulls attacked a man in Gatineau, Que., sending him to hospital with serious bites and lacerations, according to police.

Police said the 30-year-old man was walking down Booth Street in the city's Hull sector around 11 a.m. Friday when a male and female pit bull attacked him.

The male dog, which was more active in the attack, was not licensed, police said. The female dog was licensed.

The dog's owner now faces fines due to Gatineau's potentially dangerous dog by-law.

The man was taken to hospital and is expected to survive the injuries, police said.