Coyotes in Suburban Neighborhoods

Coyotes in Suburban Neighborhoods

As an animal lover who has had many exotic pets including a squirrel monkey, I have come to realize that every animal has its own unique habits, patterns and diets. During my first sixteen years of life I might have innocently welcomed a coyote cub as one of my outdoor exotic pets during my summers spent in the catskill mountains of upstate New York, after all, they looked like medium-sized dogs and definitely were on the unusual list.

Besieged by Coyotes or Just Media Hype?

Besieged by Coyotes or Just Media Hype?

Anyone who has seen or heard the latest news about the wild coyotes roaming around the Woodlands Country Club in Tamarac are led to believe that both children and pets are in grave danger of getting mauled by these animals lurking outside their homes.

Recently the Sun Sentinel and Channel 10 News were notified of a coyote problem when a pet owner believed a coyote had killed their cat.

Woodlands Country Club in Tamarac on Channel 10 News

Woodlands Country Club in Tamarac on Channel 10 News

The Woodlands Country Club was featured on Channel 10 News this evening in a story which featured one of our residents who recently lost his cat to a coyote
Section Seven Resident Steve Buck, who’s cat recently was killed by a coyote in the community showed a reporter from Channel 10 some of the traps he has set up around the community. Sherry Schleuter, with the Wildlife Care Center, who was also interviewed, also warned residents to discourage coyotes from getting too familiar with people by securing their garbage and throwing something at them to shoo them away.