A pit bull “therapy” dog bit an animal control officer. Its owner wants it back.

The owner of the pit bull involved in an attack on a Wichita TV host faces a Friday hearing on whether she’ll be able to get her dog back.

The dog, “Buddy,” is in quarantine at the city animal shelter, where it also bit an animal control officer.

The dog was locked up after a Dec. 19 biting attack on R.J. Dickens, news director at KCTU-TV and best known for years of hosting public-affairs and talk shows on the station.

(Read more: Wichita Eagle)