However - Lawyers? Police? Ambulance? Plastic surgery? Future Therapy? Settlements? Insurance?
Seriously? Did all of yall vote for Obama?
Had the dog owner manned-up right up front and said something like...
"I'm really sorry, my bad, I'm putting the dog down within 24 hours and here's my insurance information in case you have any out-of-pocket expenses",
...then no lawyers, call it a learning experience, and be thankful the injury wasn't more severe.
However, when the trashy count instantly starts shifting responsibility, then the gloves come off.
So as a father, he has a choice of going vigilante and going to jail, or going the lawyer route.
That wound is serious. It's going to cost some serious bucks to address.