Coyote Safety Alert South West Area of New Canaan

Coyote Kills One New Canaan Dog, Injuries Another

Today, Thursday, August 22 at 7:00 AM, Adams Lane Resident attempted to chase down two large coyotes when one of the coyotes grabbed, killed and ran off with a 13lb Chihuahua Mix.

On August 19, a Knapp Lane Labrador Retriever sustained puncture wounds on its hind leg, which is believed caused by a coyote, after the dog owner saw two large coyotes in his yard.

Pet owners are reminded to be watchful, ready to haze and always supervise their dogs any time of day!

For further information contact New Canaan Animal Control 203-594-3510.


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