Two unleashed dogs, believed to be pit bulls, repeatedly attacked a yellow lab near Borah Park Feb. 24 and also injured the lab's owner when she tried to protect her dog, police said.
Officers are looking for anyone who may have witnessed the attack, including a neighbor followed the dog’s owners and wrote down a license plate number after the owners loaded up the animals and drove away from the scene. Anyone with information is asked to call Boise Police Officer Tim Beaudoin at 570-6300.
The attack happened on a sidewalk on Aurora Drive between Borah High School and Borah Park. The 68-year-old woman told the Statesman she repeatedly called to the other dogs' owners before their dogs attacked, and the owners did nothing to intervene. The woman lay ultimately lay across her dog to protect her.
The woman, who asked that her name not be publicized, said her dog suffered wounds on her head, neck, ears and legs. While one dog shook her by the neck, another bit her in other parts of her body.