Sensationalized media headlines and social media posts about coyotes can lead to misinformation and even increase negative encounters. Help your community coexist by learning about coyotes and their behaviours with these popular articles:
1Shifting perspectives: Coyotes aren’t luring your dog and other myths busted
Perhaps one of the most pervasive stories we hear is that coyotes will lure dogs away from their homes so they can be attacked – but with a quick shift in perspective can remedy that concept. Click here to read now!
2Breaking down the coyote mating meme
Veterinary clinics, dog lovers, and other well-meaning people have shared a misinformation-laden social media meme that purports to show a coyote attacking a dog during mating periods. However, a quick investigation showed that the story was much different – and disturbing. Read the truth here!
3Educational tools available to help communities coexist with coyotes
This article highlights our popular educational door hangers, which we send free to people across Canada and the United States. They can be distributed door-to-door in neighbourhoods where coyotes are living to help reduce the chance of negative encounters and ensure everyone can coexist. Click here to read more.
4Coexisting: Coyotes in parks
Sightings of coyotes (and other wildlife) in public parks often causes a stir. This article quickly and succinctly explains what simple steps people can take to prevent negative encounters and show our respect for wildlife. Check it out by clicking here.