A woman in Oklahoma died after she was mauled by dachshund mixes allegedly belonging to a neighbor.

On Thursday, 52-year-old Tracy Garcia was attacked by a pack of seven dogs — all weighing less than 40 pounds and shorter than knee-length — near her home on Banyon Road in Ardmore, Oklahoma, reports KXII News 12.

“From what it appeared, about seven dogs had attacked her,” Carter County Sheriff Chris Bryant told Oklahoma News Four, adding that when authorities arrived on the scene, one of the dogs charged at them, and they ultimately had to shoot the canine.

“Unfortunately, yes, we had to shoot one dog,” Bryant told the outlet. “It did charge our deputies and to protect our deputies, as well as the medical personnel, we did have to put down a dog.”

The remaining six dogs were euthanized at their owner’s request, according to KXII News 12.

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According to the euthanasia technician, Amanda Dinwiddie, all of the dogs were standard dachshund – also known as sausage or weiner dogs – mixes, with six of the canines being a mix of dachshund and terrier, while the other was believed to be a border collie mix.

“A predominant breed in these dogs is definitely standard dachshund,” Dinwiddie told KXII-12. “They have really noticeable characteristics like their knobby legs, knees, very short legged dogs and their coats.”

Dinwiddie added that the dogs — three of which were females and the other four males — “ranged from probably a year to about three years” old.

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