A dog was bitten by a coyote in area of Dale Drive. Following the attack, the animal ran away into a wooded area. Animal control has been notified.
Dogs smaller than 40 pounds are often regarded by coyotes as prey. Do not leave outside unattended, especially after dark. Larger dogs may also be attacked if they are seen as a threat or competitor. If encounter a coyote, make loud noises by yelling and waving arms to scare them off. To keep coyotes away from your home, keep food and trash secure. Keep hedges trimmed as well.
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