SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) -- An officer attacked by his own police dog
is returning to work after a three-month leave to recover from
Johnny Quijas returns to the force this week, police spokesman Mario
Quijas suffered torn ligaments and other wounds to his arms and hands
when the dog lunged at him at a training facility, Corona said.
The dog, which had been with the department about a week, was
returned to the seller.
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On Friday, Quijas will introduce his new dog, Ygor, to students at
Edison Elementary School in Santa Ana. The dog, a 4-year-old Belgian
malinois, is the only one-eyed police dog in Orange County, police
said in a statement.