Dogs in the News ~ A Public Service Announcement

August 25, 2022
‘American Dog’ by Dale Rogers stands guard along Rte 495 in Haverhill ~ Internet screen grab (c) 2022 all rights reserved

Two current news stories should concern Bedford dog owners.

Three dogs have been killed by coyotes, one each in Concord, Wayland, and Sudbury.  A little too close to ignore.

Multiple dogs, cats killed by coyotes in MetroWest communitiesWCVB Aug 25, 2022.  Coyotes have been spotted all around town.  The news says they are trying to fatten up for the winter.  Also, the young coyotes are on their own now trying to establish themselves.

The Citizen has run two articles on coyotes

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A mysterious illness is affecting dogs in Michigan, if the coyotes in the neighborhood don’t make you nervous enough. Some New Hampshire dogs are reported to be experiencing the same symptoms as the dogs in Michigan.

If you need to reach Bedford’s Animal Control Officer

Bedford and Lexington share an Animal Control Officer, Mike Leskouski. He can be reached through the Bedford Police Department’s non-emergency number, 781-275-1212.

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