Incredible: Dog survives coyote attack
Chico the chihuahua is alive and well after escaping the clutches of a coyote, and the attack was captured all on camera.
that is an adult coyote. Broad daylight. 11 a.m. In the backyard of Chico's owners carry and Larry Ruiz in his teeth. We thought they were just like nocturnal. No, they're not hysterical with fear. Kerry had run screaming into the bedroom. Her husband Larry and their son had taken off across the yard in pursuit. But by then the coyote had jumped a brick wall and into a neighbor's yard. And that is when Kerry remembered this handheld air horn. Larry started putting them around the house years ago. I wanted every single door but you have that before this because we know they're around this coyote country petrified by the sound, the coyote decided to drop Chico and run and get this. The pup only suffered some puncture wounds at a broken rib after a visit to the vet and a plastic head cone, he healed up just fine a few weeks later today Chico chihuahua is alive and well and that's pretty remarkable considering what happened to him. The Ruiz is and Chico here say there is a lesson here for all pet owners and it's really quite simple. Coyotes hunt 24 7 says larry your backyard, your wall, no protection, not even sunlight. Never ever, ever let their animals outside unattended. They don't blame the coyotes. They're just wild animals looking for food and water a need that wildlife experts say is escalating as drought conditions worsen. You can lessen the threat at your home by not leaving treats and water bowls outside and just in case have something nice and loud handy. The life you save could be your pets.