Coyote sightings spark concerns for pet owners

Some residents in Stamford are fearing for the safety of their pets after alleged coyote sightings in the area. One woman says that coyotes she

Some Stamford residents are fearing for their pets' safety after a number of reported coyote sightings.

Some Stamford residents are fearing for their pets' safety after a number of reported coyote sightings. (3/10/15)

STAMFORD - Some residents in Stamford are fearing for the safety of their pets after coyote sightings in the area.

Kerie Boshka says coyotes attacked her dogs at one point. According to Boshka, her golden retriever saved her much-smaller shih tzu. The shih tzu, named Lexie, now has to wear a cone around her head and take medication for the bite wounds.

The incident has the woman and her husband concerned not only for the safety of their dogs, but their children as well.

Several other people in Stamford have reported coyotes attacking their large and small dogs. The coyotes allegedly went right up to their homes in some cases.

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