FORT WORTH (AP) – Authorities say four pit bulls blamed for mauling a North Texas toddler have been euthanized.

Fort Worth Animal Control officials said Tuesday that the dogs will be tested for rabies over the attack on the 18-month-old boy. Cook Children’s Medical Center on Wednesday declined to release details on the boy’s condition.

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The Tarrant County Sheriff’s Office has said the boy’s grandfather kept seven pit bulls at the residence near Lakeside. Officials believe the youngster was attacked Monday when he crawled through a doggie door and into the yard.

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The boy’s grandmother, shortly after the mauling, was arrested during a scuffle with a neighbor who had complained about the dogs. Lena Grace Brown has been charged with assault and bodily injury. She’s free on $2,500 bond.

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