"When the dogs bite me, they bite my ear and my head,” Sanders said.
Neighbors rushed to the scene to help the two children.
"I run up on the girl. She had been mauled very badly,” said neighbor Angie Smith. "I ran to the baby and when I looked down at her, I knew there was nothing that I could do."
The owner of the dog is facing misdemeanor involuntary manslaughter charges.
Braatz's family shared their well-wishes for Sanders "as she fights to recover from the injuries she also sustained in the attack."