NORTH OLMSTED, Ohio — Less than a week after coming to the aid of a woman and her little dog being attacked by two large German Shepherds, North Olmsted Ward 1 Councilman Lou Brossard called for a public safety committee meeting last night in order to get more information on recent high-profile incidents involving aggressive dogs.
“I’ve never been a strong believer in coincidences but at the same time I don’t know what to attribute it to,” Brossard said. “This is the third dog attack incident in a couple of weeks, so I’m a little concerned.
“We need to discuss deeper not just what happened with my incident but with the Clague Road incidents and subsequent Doberman Pinscher incident that occurred a week after the Clague Road incidents.”
Last month, five American Bullies living at a Clague Road home were responsible for four dog-bite incidents 11 days apart involving three North Olmsted residents and a police officer.
Then on June 3, Councilman Brossard was driving through his neighborhood when he noticed two unleashed German Shepherds roaming on Winton Park Drive.
“They were without tags and I’m guessing they weighed 150 pounds each,” Brossard said. “They just looked like they were up to no good, going in and out of open garage doors and just kind of looking for trouble. After I called the police, I noticed out of the corner of my eye a woman walking a much smaller dog about halfway down Winton Park Drive.
“I immediately thought this is not going to be…