CT animal control officials combating coyotes

Animal control officials across the state are advising residents on how to protect their pets amid reports of increasing coyote attacks. Animal authorities say coyotes rarely attack humans, but that pet

News 12 Staff

Mar 12, 2012, 8:58 PM

Updated 4,419 days ago

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CT animal control officials combating coyotes
Animal control officials across the state are advising residents on how to protect their pets amid reports of increasing coyote attacks. Animal authorities say coyotes rarely attack humans, but that pet owners should take precautions when moving into wooded areas. They say people need to threaten the predators and appear larger than them by banging pots or playing loud music. Police also urge people to never leave their pets unattended during the evening or early morning hours. Some local dog owners say they are not immediately concerned, but that they may take steps to protect their pooches. Coyote warning issued in ReddingCoyotes kill dog in Fairfield


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