The wild animals have attacked twice in the past week along Little Brook Road, looking for food to bring back to their dens before winter.
Concerns about a coyote invasion in Westchester County have been heightened since the animals attacked and killed one woman’s beloved dog.
Following a rash of attacks on small dogs by coyotes in Chappaqua, residents gathered for a meeting to discuss the problem and come up with solutions.
Pet peril has struck suburbia, as coyotes have started snatching small dogs in another Westchester County town.
The latest victim was a beagle. The dog’s owner said she had let it out in the backyard, but later found it mauled by a coyote in the front yard.
Imagine a coyote greet you at your door, or walking down your street! That’s what people in two New Jersey towns said they’re seeing on an almost daily basis, and now they’re demanding help.
New York state has decided not to renew coyote-trapping permits in two suburban communities where attacks occurred year. The DEC said permits were not warranted in Rye and Rye Brook because there were few coyote sightings over the winter.
After two coyote attacks last summer, the town of Rye is not taking any chances. Town officials are keeping their guards up and police commissioner William Connors wants residents to be aware.