St.Petersburg, Fla-(Newsradio 970 WFLA)-A man arguing with his daughter has been attacked by his own dog at their home on Hannah Lane.

Pinellas deputies say 50 year-old Hai Trinh Dang was yelling at his 16 year-old daughter through the door of her bedroom.  The pit bull was in the room with the girl and got agitated.  When the man got the bedroom door open, the dog attacked.

Dang has lacerations to his scalp, arm, hand and leg.  Dang is hospitalized with non-life threatening injuries.

Pinellas animal services was called in and now has possession of the pit bull.