The coyotes then attacked the German Shepherd. 3 times that night. What would be the purpose of that? He had the coyotes in the brush and I could hear the coyotoes yelping. For sure your little dogs would be safer with this new situation, but I don’t know if this would be foolproof. When I walk the country road here my dogs are on leads, We see coyotes almost daily and have them around the house and in the yards (several acres) Tuesday morning I was unloading my Nissan after a visit to the market. Change ), You are commenting using your Twitter account. Irritable, look at her ear, end stage otitis I believe. In our urban areas of Az the mentality is like yours, coyotes lose fear of both human and their dogs and problems occur. I live in Big Park, Arizona. Jul 24, 2019 @ 16:38:56. I went over there and told the kids to run the coyote off otherwise the issue would get worst and that coyote would be destroyed. Maybe you are having fun. The German Sheperd-ish Dog is a pet and totally out of its element. Shasta is … I WAS attacked by a German Sheperd while walking my two golden retrievers. Like dogs, the coyote has a highly developed sense of smell and sight. I’m not saying a coyote doesnt have its advantages in the fields mentioned here, but most real GSd of guarding will probably scare the coyote away. I have zero issues with coyotes especially since I live in the middle if the az desert surrounded by them. Feb 01, 2020 @ 15:44:22. Shepherd versus 3 coyotes, 3 coyotes wins hands down. Scott Schach was quoted saying “Somehow I got a hold of one of their tails, turned around she bit my arm, got a hold of her leg and I just flung her, just gave her a fling, she bounced off my pickup truck, went up the front windshield into the night and that’s the last I saw of that one…”. by yipps:janetkessler Our home security cameras now show them in the street out front at night. Almost all “encounters” are simply uneventful ‘sightings’. When you truly raise a dog like a German Shepard as the breed is intended to be and you have no fear of coyotes your GS will kill a coyote with no issues. Full-grown Shepherds are larger than coyotes. He was furious about a zoom challenge from the biggest one. Coyotes have skin in the game. by Charles Wood, Urban Coyote Myth: Coyotes Luring Dogs to Their Deaths. Not wanting a fight, just a deterrent. But since a coyote is no real threat to your dominant GSD, maybe you could encourage peace by keeping your dog leashed and walking away from any coyotes? Favorite Answer. Hi Lydia — Your best strategy for protecting your little dog is to continue walking him on a leash. ( Log Out /  Aaron T Pruitt To visit Alek's webpage go to: They never stopped. - German Shepherd Place. Coyotes have often challenged us, most often at night when they’re particularly active – many times by what I’m guessing is a dominant male (?) that ‘zooms’ us, seemingly protesting our existence on their turf by running near and vocalizing. Let alone a local pr of coyotes or a family group of coyotes. Here’s what is a stake for the coyote when a German Shepherd Dog gets interested in a coyote. I let him go. If a full-grown adult male GSD (German Shepherd Dog) goes head to head against a young coyote, the Shepherd has a higher chance of winning. I’m not going to stop going outside to watch the stars, or even a nice day. ], Previous Wallowing, Wiggling & Warping: Photo Sequence Next Celebrating *Long* on the Longest Day. I know! Who gets to keep the ball. ... Competition is part of the picture, but wolves also kill coyotes. GSD's on the other hand, love a good fight and will tear up a coyotes most the time. The coyotes then attacked the German Shepherd. Aiko the Coydog (Coyote/ German Shepherd Dog mix) at 7 years of ages–” Aiko was born in Texas after some coyotes were available in as well as mated with pure-blooded German shepherds. Based on the dog breed that it is mixed with, the Coydog will vary in appearance. You should appreciate this. The coyote came back and I ran him off and even kicked the hell out of him when he stood his ground. I was unloading next to my house when my GSD spotted 2 coyotoes and charged after them. If you can’t get a good, long look at the animal, you can at least get a … Images and true stories have the power to raise awareness and change perspective. Please call the humane society so they can help get.” this poor pup back to health. If you are going to write about a German ShepHERD. That pictured dog? Hi Aaron — Yes, you are right. injuredsteticpatient Here’s a real contender. Enough so that an intruder won’t forget. This story has a happy ending, as princess was taken to the vet but received a clean bill of health. This German shepherd-like coloration probably comes from a dog gene that moved into the coyote gene pool in a hybridization event ~50 years ago. A German shepherd vs. a pack of coyotes ( there wild pack dogs) even if the German shepherd does try to defend you with it's life I don't think it would be able to beat a whole pack of coyote's. The Shepherd, though, is different. Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. You take that peaceful attitude and you will have problems with most predators. Please don’t allow your little dog to roam free — he needs to be supervised always when out-of-doors, as you would a small child with a life-vest in a swimming pool. Humans killed that coyote by feeding it long before it was “put down” by authorities. CHARACTERISTICS OF THE COYOTE-DOG MIX APPEARANCE. against one maybe but a pack of coyotes ( better know how to run fast). To a wild coyote, a dog in coyote territory acts untutored in the ways of the wild. Their strategy is to give an intruder a thrashing. The only advantage a coyote has is speed and it’ll undoubtedly use it to run away. Change ), You are commenting using your Facebook account. But a dog? The family heard Turbo barking so they went to check on their dogs. But even in this instance, there is unlikely to be “contact” or an actual “fight” between the GSD and the coyote because, as you say, the coyote would simply flee. Feb 01, 2020 @ 18:49:28. Generally, although a German Shepherd Dog has the weight advantage, coyotes with their experience and situational intelligence have a considerable advantage over a German Shepherd Dog. Coyotes can and will attack dogs, even German Shepherds, especially when there’s more than 1 coyote. Whom hold the area/territory your ranch is on. But a coyote who is harassed continually by a dog will attempt to stop that harassment. I have a 95lb GSD that has his dominant tendencies encouraged, because I don’t want a dog that’s going to run from a threat. Coyotes can puff up and make themselves look way bigger than their average of about 26 to 30 pounds out here in the West. An animal autopsy at the Massachusetts Department of Fisheries and Wildlife has determines that coyotes did not kill a German Shepherd dog found dead on the aqueduct near Potter Road last Thursday. We are in the mountains next to Coconino National Forest at 4250 feet elevation. This is wrong.