An Arkansas man, who is paralyzed from the waist down, is being treated at St. Bernards Regional Medical Center after a stray dog he picked up reportedly ate one of his testicles.

The man, who was not identified in the police report, told Trumann police that he woke up to a “burning pain in his mid-section. “He told the responding officer that he sleeps in the nude and when he woke up, he noticed the dog between his legs. He said there was blood on the dog’s muzzle and front paws. When he investigated further, he noticed the dog had eaten one of his testicles.

The dog was a stray that the man had taken in about three weeks prior to the incident. Until this, he said the dog had been “completely docile while it had been in his home.”

The dog, which is described as small, white, and fluffy, was taken to the Trumann Animal Clinic where it was euthanized. The dog’s head was sent to the Arkansas Department of Health to be tested for rabies.

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