UPDATE: Sunday 8.30am - LISMORE police report the dog involved in the attack of a woman on Saturday has been temporarily located to a farm in Kyogle.
The police spokesman said he understood the woman has suffered a compound fracture.
"This is a serious injury," he said.
"The incident involving the pit bull has been reported to the council ranger and the owner has taken the dog to a farm near Kyogle."
A WOMAN is recovering from surgery in hospital after she was attacked by a dog yesterday afternoon, which "nearly consumed her right arm".
It is believed the woman was attacked by a pit bull at Lismore Showground when the dog became aggressive.
Nora Vidler-Blanksby posted on Facebook that the dog "latched on to her right arm" when the woman "put her arm up to protect her face".
According to Ms Vidler-Blanksby, Susi St Julian will be in care "for about a week".