MESA, Ariz. -- Authorities say a Mesa woman has been severely injured after trying to stop her two dogs from fighting.
The Maricopa County Sheriff's Office said the woman was trying to break up a fight between her pit bull and Rottweiler Friday night when one of them bit her in the left forearm.
According to the Rural/Metro Fire Department, the woman had to be taken by helicopter to a Scottsdale hospital for serious bites in her left wrist and forearm.
Her injuries are non-life-threatening.
Authorities said the dogs are being contained at the owner's home with her approval.
They are not identifying the woman.
- Dignity Health World Class People. World Class Company. Excellent care, delivered with compassion, for all in need.
- Eyes on Education A view of Arizona's education system from all angles.