Johana Villafane, 33, was attacked by her two dogs at veterinary clinic in Irving, Texas on Saturday
Pit bulls were being quarantined at the O’Connor Animal Hospital so they could be tested for rabies after biting someone earlier in the week
The mother-of-two was feeding the dogs and walking them in an exercise area outside when they attacked her
Villafane Shelter staff had tried to rescue Villafane but called police and paramedics when the dogs wouldn’t let anyone close to her, cops were subsequently forced to shoot the dogs
Injured dog owner Villafane was rushed to hospital with severe injuries but she later died
Johana Villafane, 33, died on Saturday after she was attacked by her two pit bulls at the O’Connor Animal Hospital in Irving, Texas
A mother-of-two has been mauled to death by her pit bull dogs at a Texas animal hospital where they were being quarantined after biting another person.
Johana Villafane, 33, was attacked by her two dogs at the O’Connor Animal Hospital in Irving on Saturday morning.
The male and female pit bulls were being quarantined at the vet clinic so they could be tested for rabies after attacking and biting someone else earlier in the week.
Villafane was rushed to hospital with severe injuries but she later died.
Police said the animal shelter had allowed Villafane to visit her two dogs while they were in quarantine.
The dogs had gotten loose earlier in the week and bitten someone else.
Detectives and the department’s animal services division is investigating Villafane’s death.