A child was bit in the face several times by a dog in Hudson, according to the Pasco County Sheriff's Office.

Deputies said a 3-year-old girl was bit on the nose and cheek in the 12,000 block of White Bluff Road located in the Verandahs neighborhood.

The neighborhood is just north of State Road 52, and west of Suncoast Parkway.

The child was taken to St. Joseph's Hospital.

At this time, the breed of the dog is unknown.

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