LAKEWOOD, OH (WOIO) - Pet owners in Lakewood are being asked to remain vigilant and consider refraining from leaving their pets unattended outside after a recent coyote attack.
According to Lakewood officials, animal control officers responded to a home on Forest Cliff Drive after a resident reported a coyote attacked and killed their female Highland Terrier dog on Saturday morning. The dog was left in the backyard overnight when the attack occurred.
City officials are attempting to locate the coyote involved in Saturday's attack.
For more information about coyotes in Ohio, visit the Department of Natural Resource's website.