Jacqueline Durand Returns Home After Devastating Dog Attack

Jacqueline Durand Returns Home After Devastating Dog Attack
Jacqueline Durand surrounded by Coppell Police Department police officers after being discharged from the hospital on February 21, 2022. | Image by Coppell Police Department Twitter

The Dallas College student, Jacqueline Durand, permanently disfigured after two dogs she was hired to care for attacked her at a Coppell home on December 23, has been discharged from the hospital.

The Coppell Police Department shared the news via Twitter on February 21.

As previously reported by The Dallas Express, Jacqueline Durand was hired to care for three dogs while the owners were away. As Durand opened the front door of the home of Dr. Justin Bishop and his wife Ashley, two of the dogs, a mixed-breed German Shepherd, and a mixed-breed pit bull, attacked her.

According to Jacqueline Durand’s attorney, Chip Brooker, the attack was brutal and left her “permanently and catastrophically disfigured.” Brooker said the 22-year-old sustained severe puncture wounds and several life-threatening injuries all over her body. She also suffered the loss of her lips, both ears, nose, and most of her face.

Durand has been in the hospital since the incident occurred on December 23. Jacqueline Durand said her wounds required multiple reconstructive surgeries.

A photo of Durand surrounded by police officers was attached to the Coppell Police announcement on Twitter. Coppell PD shared the message, “Welcome home, beautiful warrior,” on social media. 

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