Owner hands over rights of dogs who fatally mauled baby. They will be euthanized, SPCA says

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The owner of two Rottweilers who fatally mauled a one-year-old boy in Fresno Friday gave up their rights of the dogs, and the dogs will be euthanized, according to the Central California SPCA.

The two dogs attacked the child in front of his home in the 5900 block of East Kaviland Avenue around at 11 a.m., according to Lt. Mark Hudson with the Fresno Police Department.

He says the child was out front of the home when two Rottweilers without an owner attacked him. His grandma attempted to intervene, and she was bit. The grandpa was able to stop the attack, Hudson says.

He was taken to Community Regional Medical Center and was pronounced dead.

At around 3 p.m., Walter Salvari with the Central California SPCA says the owner let go of their rights of the dogs, and they will be euthanized as soon as possible.

The owner says the dogs dug out from where they were kept at their home.

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