Dogs OK in city parks

June 6, 2012 • Local News

The City of Roswell’s Parks and Recreation Committee met Monday night. One of the topics under discussion was park safety and dogs in the parks, following two incidents in local parks. In the first that took place on May 19, an American Staffordshire terrier (pit bull) attacked and killed a Pomeranian at a soccer game in Cielo Grande Park. The second incident occurred when an 85-year-old woman was rushed by a pit bull.

“We will not be banning dogs from parks,” said Parks and Recreation Commissioner Bob Edwards.

These incidents at the parks followed a week of attacks on people by pit bulls. City Councilor (Ward I) and Parks and Recreation Chairman Dusty Huckabee said that people should not pick on a single Login to read more

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