Coexisting with Coyotes

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Coyotes play an important role in the ecosystem, helping to keep rodent populations under control. They are by nature fearful of humans. If given access to human food and garbage, their behavior changes. They lose caution and fear. They may cause property damage. They might threaten human safety. They might be killed.

Relocating a problem coyote is not an option because it only moves the problem to someone else’s neighborhood. Help prevent human-coyote conflicts by taking some precautions around your property.

Below is City of West Covina - October 23, 2017- Coyote Management Plan Community Meeting video.

This video gives more information on the Cities current plan and how to coexist with coyotes. 

Coyote Management


*If a person has been injured or killed by a coyote do NOT use this form. Call 911 immediately for medical assistance.
*If your pet has been injured or killed by a coyote, please contact the Inland Valley Humane Society at (909) 623-9777 for immediate assistance. 
*If you cannot access the online map, please contact the Community Services Department at (626) 919-6966 to report a coyote sighting.



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