WICHITA, Kan. -

Wichita Police said 2-year-old girl got too close to family pet dog bowl.

It happened at home near Meade and Pawnee just after 3 p.m. The dog snapped at the girl's ear. The girl lost a lot of blood, but she is expected to recover. Police said child will need a few stitches.

The officer described dog as mutt.

Animal Control was notified to check out the family pet for proper paperwork. Police said the family was cooperating with officers.