Authorities say a father and his 2-year-old son were attacked by the family's Rottweiler as they were walking the pet in a Southern California neighborhood.
KABC-TV reports the toddler was taken to the hospital Saturday after the dog bit the child on the head in Norwalk.
Los Angeles County sheriff's officials say the child is in stable condition and his injuries were not life-threatening.
The family chained the dog up to a tree after the attack. A deputy stood watch while animal control officers responded to the scene.
Animal control officers then took the dog into custody.
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