SAN FRANCISCO (KPIX 5) — Dog owners who frequent San Francisco’s Presidio were being warned to watch out for coyotes.
The warning was issued last week after coyotes attacked 2 dogs there.READ MORE: Environmental Whistleblower Sets Off Probe Into Illegal Discharge Of Petcoke At Port Of Benicia
The coyotes are in the middle of pupping season, and become very territorial. They perceive dogs as threats.READ MORE: COVID: UCSF Researchers Examine Impact Of Coronavirus On Young Brains After 3 Teens Develop Psychosis
Park officials suggests owners keep their dogs on a short leash and never leave them unattended.MORE NEWS: Desperately-Needed Rainfall from 'Bomb Cyclone' Gives Hope For North Bay Drought Recovery
Pupping season can last through mid-summer.