Zainabou underwent multiple surgeries during her two months at Cincinnati Children's Hospital. (FOX19)
The 6-year-old who was girl viciously attacked by two dogs in
June was released from the hospital Tuesday.
Zainabou Drame was playing on her Westwood street June 4
when dogs from a nearby home attacked. Dashcam footage showed the little girl lying
helpless on the ground as the dogs surrounded her, one of the worst scenes officers
said they had ever responded to.
After multiple surgeries, losing her tongue and suffering
severe injuries to her jaw, Zainabou is recovering in new apartment in College
day today for my family, my daughter just came home and look good, her face
look good," her father, Abdoumaye Drame, told FOX19.
from Cincinnati Children's Hospital visited the family Tuesday night to teach
them how to care for Zainabou, who has a feeding tube, at their home.
family says Zainabou has remained positive and is learning sign language to
owner of the pit bulls who attacked Zainabou, Zontae Irby, faces weapon and
drug charges, but has not been charged for the attack.
light of the incident, Cincinnati's City Council introduced legislation requiring
dogs wear a leash or be somehow physically confined
at all times. The legislation
would also hold owners responsible for and injury caused by a "vicious" dog. It's
set to be up for debate in September.