Cook County’s Animal and Rabies Control reminds pet owners to be vigilant during coyote mating and whelping season. Coyote (stock photo) Coyotes are very protective of their pups and also require extra calories during this time. Your pet could be a threat – or a meal, according to county officials.Residents are urged to follow these tips to keep their pets safe:
- Walk dogs on a short leash and always be aware of your surroundings.
- If letting a dog out in the yard, especially a small dog, supervise the animal . . .