Real Housewives of Beverly Hills” star Kyle Richards' 18-year-old daughter was brutally attacked by a pitbull owned by Kyle’s sister, Kim Richards, and Kim is now deciding what the “next step” is for her beloved dog.

Kyle’s second-oldest child, Alexia Umansky, underwent two surgeries after the pooch bit her several times Saturday, TMZ reports. The worst damage was done to her right hand: The dog bit through her thumb, down to the bone.

The pitbull, Kingsley, went after Umansky out of nowhere while the family was spending time at Kim’s Los Angeles-area home, according to the website.

Regarding the dog’s future, Kim told Page Six in a statement: “At this point I am looking at options to what the next step is for Kingsley. As many of you can relate, he is my best friend.  This is a very difficult decision and time for all of us, but the safety of my family always comes first.”

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