09/01/2015 05:54 EDT | Updated 09/01/2015 05:59 EDT

Calgary Boy Attacked By Dog, Suffers Severe Facial Injuries

CALGARY — A little boy has severe facial injuries after being attacked by a dog in a Calgary home.

EMS spokesman Stuart Brideaux says paramedics arrived at the house in the Ranchlands neighbourhood around noon today.

Brideaux says he was taken to Alberta Children's Hospital in serious but stable condition.

He says the boy has "significant" soft tissue injuries to his face.

Police and Bylaw Services are determining what led up to the attack and it's not known what type of dog was involved.