Fearing her 5-year-old dog, Joey, could become dinner for a pack of coyotes stalking San Francisco’s Stern Grove, Sonya Rama is taking steps to learn how to defend her beloved beagle mix against the wild animals.
Coyote concerns at San Francisco’s Stern Grove brought out a large group of pet owners Wednesday night after two dogs were attacked and one of them was killed.
Coyote killing contests: Why they impact you. I have a sincere appreciation for wildlife that stems from my education and research, time spent in the wilderness, and a sense of duty to play my part as a steward.
It’s a government program that’s more than 100 years old, uses outdated and ineffective practices, costs tens of millions of tax dollars, and kills and maims tens of millions of animals, including unintended victims such as endangered and threatened species, and beloved family pets.