The postal worker was delivering mail in Golcar Brow Road when he was set upon by the dog.
He sustained serious injuries to his arm and underwent emergency surgery at Huddersfield Royal Infirmary.
Adam Shaw, of Copley Avenue in Meltham, is set to appear at Kirklees Magistrates’ Court on January 6 over the incident.
The 38-year-old faces a charge of being in charge of a Staffordshire Pit Bull Terrier that was dangerously out of control and caused injury.
(Examiner - Dec 30, 2016)