WARNING WARNING WARNING

Thought that might get your attention.                                                                  This is coyote denning season and the coyotes are having their pups. This is the time of year that experiences the highest incidents of negative coyote/human encounters. Coyotes become very territorial and will not tolerate other canines (your dog) in their territory. Be extra vigilant when walking your pets… [Read More]

THE COEXISTENCE DILEMA

In staying true to our goals of providing truthful information about coyotes, the coexistence approach to coyote management presents a dilemma for you as a suburban home owner. Some special interest groups would have you believe that the coyote was here first and we are encroaching on his territory. This is simply a false statement,… [Read More]

THE HUMANE SOCIETY’S COYOTE MANAGEMENT & COEXISTENCE PLAN

To get the most out of this comparison you will need to have a copy of The Humane Society’s Coyote Management Plan and Dr. Timm & Robert Schmidt’s Bad Dogs: Why Do Coyotes and Other Canids Become Unruly? I will refer to specific items and pages in the HSUS plan to illustrate how our ideas… [Read More]

Coyote Facts Sheet

1.       Largest Coyote : Coyote from Wikipedia – Encyclopedia of Life. (n.d.). Retrieved July 3, 2014. http://ow.ly/A78MC 2.       Coyote abilities : Coyotes. (n.d.). Retrieved July 3, 2014. http://ow.ly/A78S6 3.       Reproduction rate: Canis latrans. (n.d.). Retrieved July 3, 2014. http://ow.ly/A78VN 4.       Urban pup survival rates: Gehrt, Stanley D.; Brown, Justin L.; and Anchor, Chris (2011) “Is the Urban Coyote a Misanthropic… [Read More]

CAN YOU ENDANGER YOURSELF BY ATTEMPTING TO HAZE A COYOTE?

First of all, we believe hazing will not be effective on habituated coyotes commonly found in urban environments. However, if you are inclined to try hazing a coyote here is something elseyou might consider. Coyotes are carriers of certain diseases (Heartworm, Mange, Canine Distemper and Canine Parvovirus (Parvo) and host to many types of Parasites…. [Read More]

Scientists tracking spread of tapeworm from coyotes to dogs

  Animal health researchers are watching what appears to be mounting evidence of the spread of a potentially dangerous parasite in coyotes, foxes and other animals in Canada. That’s a concern, they suggest, because the parasite, a tapeworm, can on occasion spill over from its wild animal hosts to infect dogs and humans.   And while people… [Read More]

NEW COYOTE DANGER; ANIMAL DISEASE COULD BE THREAT TO HUMANS.

Coyotes roaming the hills of Los Angeles carry at least one disease previously undetected locally, which in rare situations could pose a threat to people and their pets, public health authorities said. Veterinarians are voicing new fears because a dog that was bitten by a coyote in Woodland Hills has contracted the rare disease. The… [Read More]

Coyote Attacks: An Increasing Suburban Problem*

Robert M. Timm Hopland Research & Extension Center, University of California, Hopland, California  Rex O. Baker California State Polytechnic University-Pomona (retired), Corona, California  Joe R. Bennett USDA APHIS Wildlife Services, Taft, California  Craig C. Coolahan USDA APHIS Wildlife Services, Sacramento, California ABSTRACT:  Coyote attacks on humans and pets have increased within the past 5 years… [Read More]

Hazing Coyotes-Does it work?

Hazing a coyote is nothing more than trying to scare it away from your area by making noise such as banging pots and pans together. Now this seems like and ok idea on the surface but if I am walking my dog it is a bit cumbersome to carry pots and pans with me. Another… [Read More]

The Real Wolf

I am sure most of you have seen the news stories about the reintroduction of wolves being such a success. Predators do three things in their lives, they mate, they protect their territory and they kill other animals and some times just for fun and not for food. The following link is a must see… [Read More]

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