Coyote attacks small dog in Stern Grove

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Thursday, August 27, 2015
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San Francisco residents are being warned about wild coyotes near Stern Grove after a small dog was attacked in late Aug. 2015.

SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- Word of a coyote attack on a small dog has San Francisco residents on edge.

A man says a coyote attacked his dog "Eddie" in Stern Grove Wednesday. Eddie is in the ICU at the Animal Internal Medicine Hospital in the Sunset District.

Residents in the area say they have spotted coyotes in the park before. Eddie's owner says the fire department saved the dog from the coyote.

A GoFundMe page has been set up to raise $15,000 for Eddie's vet bills.

So far, more over $7,000 has been raised.

Stern Grove Dog Owners group's Facebook page