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Coyote sightings and how to report them

With the approach of spring, coyotes are becoming more visible. The City of Myrtle Beach provides a handy guide for helping to control coyotes in urban areas. Visit The city also offers an online reporting form, which includes a map of sighting locations. Visit to report seeing a coyote in your area.
Here are some general safety rules to protect your pets from coyotes…

• Allow pets outside only when you are with them, especially at night.
• Keep pet food and water inside; if you must feed outside, bring dishes in when your pet has eaten.
• Keep garbage containing food well secured.
• Keep dogs on a leash in public area; never leave them outside unattended.
• Discourage or harass coyotes: aggressively make the coyote uncomfortable if it is invading your space.