Kim Zolciak-Biermann rose to fame on “The Real Housewives of Atlanta” and later went on to star on other television shows like “Dancing with the Stars.”

She’s also the proud mom of six children, whom she raised alongside her loving husband, former NFL player Kroy Biermann.

The two tied the knot in 2013, and later that year, the football player legally adopted her two daughters from a previous relationship, Brielle and Ariana.

The family seemed to be living a picture-perfect life — until they faced a scary incident back in April.

Zolciak-Biermann’s 5-year-old son, Kash, suffered from a serious dog bite to the face that left him hospitalized and in need of stitches. The panicked mom wrote on Instagram:

I don’t know where to start. The last 14hrs of our lives has been a living nightmare. My sweet @kashbiermann was bit by a dog and had very traumatic injuries. I’ve never prayed so hard, or been so scared in my life.

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I don't know where to start. The last 14hrs of our lives has been a living nightmare. My sweet @kashbiermann was bit by a dog and had very traumatic injuries. I've never prayed so hard, or been so scared in my life. My husband, our daughters, Kj, Tracey, his nanny, Michael Beck and everyone close to us all pulled together and held each other up. Kash was in the operating room for a couple hours and now we are praying for a quick speedy recovery. Due to this I will not be on WWHL tonight but will do my best to make it up very soon! Thank you for all your prayers and most importantly Thank you God for your protection ❤️ A very special Thank you to my incredible medical team! A few days in the hospital and we will be back home ❤️

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Luckily, the little boy escaped the incident without damage to his vision. But Kash spent several weeks recovering from the bite, which left his face swollen.

In May, she posted a heartbreaking photo documenting Kash’s recovery. She wrote:

Kash has healed up incredibly and has perfect vision in his left eye. Stitches on his water line, and his eyeball was never touched! God is Good! We are so incredibly thankful and blessed! In no time he will heal up perfectly and you will never know this happened!

It now seems that little Kash has made a full recovery, and he celebrated his fifth birthday on Tuesday.

But not all fans approved of the family’s gift choice…

Even though Kash suffered from a dog bite just months ago, Zolciak-Biermann revealed that she gifted her son a pit bull puppy in celebration of the big day, according to People.

The mother of six posted a picture of her son with his new dog, along with the caption, “My heart is going to explode.”

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She also posted a photo to her Instagram story of her husband with the little pooch, Sailor, curled up on his lap as he drove.

Zolciak-Biermann called Sailor “Kash’s big birthday surprise.”

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It was a kind gesture from the loving family, but many fans couldn’t help but wonder if it was too soon to gift a dog to Kash after his scary incident.

Some Twitter users called out Zolciak-Biermann:

https://twitter.com/Kbmkeek/status/898149571276222465

But the reality star mom has yet to respond to any of the criticism. She posted on Twitter that she was proud her family “rescued” the pit bull pup.

Looks like little Sailor is going to be sticking with the family for good.

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