Baby Mauled to Death by Family Dog

September 6, 2011 Updated Sep 8, 2011 at 11:14 AM EDT

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September 6, 2011 Updated Sep 8, 2011 at 11:14 AM EDT

A two-week-old baby boy in Texas was mauled to death by the family's dog Sunday, according to the Houston Chronicle.

According to the story, the baby was in an infant carrier on the floor when it was attacked by the dog, reportedly a Labrador mix. The boy's mother was outside watching the baby through a window, authorities said.

The dog will be quarantined for 10 days before authorities determine its fate, according to the report.

Read the Houston Chronicle story HERE.