Deep River Advises Caution After Coyote Reports
Coyotes have been reported in the area. Dog walkers are advised to use caution.
Coyotes are territorial and may aggressively approach dog walkers, especially in the spring/summer when raising young. Dogs should be leashed or under close supervision at all times while outside.
If approached, do not run. Calmly leave the area.
To frighten coyotes, shout, wave your arms, act aggressive, and throw objects. Do not pick up your dog.
Coyotes may exhibit bold behavior around people, however aggressive behavior towards people is rare. Any coyote acting aggressively towards people or supervised pets should be reported to your local police at 860-526-6027 or Department of Energy & Environmental Protection EnCon Police at 860-424-3333.
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