Coyote are becoming more prevalent in the area.
Suggestions on Coyotes.
* Fence outdoor pet and animal enclosures
* Keep cats and small dogs inside, when outside-walk the pet on a leash
* Pets smaller than 45 pounds should not be left outside and unattended for long periods of time at dusk/darkness
* Feed pets inside, eliminate potential food and water sources
* Store trash in covered containers
* Keep yards free of potential hiding places. Remove thick brush and weeds, enclose the bottoms of porches/ deck