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Fairfield Resident Reports Dog Killed By Coyote

A report released by Animal Control stated a Mountain Laurel Road resident believes her small dog was kill by a coyote; wants other pet owners to take precaution.

A Mountain Laurel Road resident reported to police and that she believes her dog was killed by a coyote, according to a report provided by Animal Control.

The resident said she let her small beagle-pug mix out in her backyard on Feb. 1. According to the report, she heard her dog bark, which was not uncommon, and wasn’t concerned that he would roam because there is an electric fence system installed on the property.

The resident stated that she went to let her dog in about 25 minutes later but was unable to locate it, even after searching the area in her car. While on her search, the resident saw a coyote in the area, according to the report.

On Feb. 3, the resident found her deceased dog in a wooded area across the street from her house. She recognized it by its head and collar, but it appeared that dog had been eaten by a larger animal -- likely a coyote.

The resident asked that her story be published so other nearby pet owners take the appropriate precautions when letting their pets outside.

Kwanisha Jones February 16, 2012 at 06:00 PM
hey pi fairfield resident post fifty times a day on this site, you ever see him use that term before?? he used it because my name is Kwanisha and you know it. go on just keep trying to justify his racial bigotry
Caitlin Mazzola February 16, 2012 at 06:04 PM
The original offending comment has been removed. The conversation should no longer be taking place on Patch. Please stick to the topic at hand, which, in this case, is about pet safety and coyotes in Fairfield.
FFLDRESIDENT February 16, 2012 at 06:05 PM
People who live in glass houses shouldn't throw stones.
Kwanisha Jones February 16, 2012 at 06:06 PM
sure FFLDRESIDENT post some wikiwatchy defenition about it. you know as well as i do fairfield resident post fifty times a day here, he never used that term before. it because Im black and you know it. you can just join his racist friends trying to defend him.
Kwanisha Jones February 16, 2012 at 06:10 PM
good boy FFLDRESIDENT The publisher of this site removed the offending comment. but you want to stick up for that racist. ya'll a great bunch on the fairfield patch.

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