Police: Coyote Attacks Dog in Chappaqua
Incident happened Nov. 3. Dog was treated for minor injuries.
The attack occured that morning at roughly 7:30 a.m. and the coyote was scared away by the golden retriever’s owner, according to police. The incident happened on Cowdin Lane.
The dog sustained minor injuries and was treated by a veterinarian. Reports were made to the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation and the Westchester County Board of Health.
Police advise not to leave small pets outdoors.
Coyote attack in Westchester have gained notable attention this year, in the wake of a series of incidents in Rye and Rye Brook. The incidents include a June attack on a 3-year-old Rye girl and a late-summer attack on two kids in Rye Brook.