WATERLOO, Iowa (AP) — Three dogs described as pit bulls attacked a 79-year-old man and his dog in in Waterloo, continuing a string of such attacks in the city.
The Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier reports (http://bit.ly/1etuOlz ) the attack happened Wednesday while Bill Winder, of Waterloo, was walking in George Wyth State Park with his dog, Snickers.
Winder says three pit bulls attacked Snickers, a 50-pound Wheaton terrier.
While Winders tried to pull the dogs off, two women who appeared to own the dogs grabbed them and put them in a car. They refused to identify themselves and left.
Winder received 14 puncture wounds and his dog had severe bites to its neck.
Police say they haven’t located the women.
After a rash of pit bull attacks, Waterloo officials are considering strengthening the city’s animal ordinance.
Information from: Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier, http://www.wcfcourier.com