coyote protection for dogs
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Motion Lights
Light up the night and scare off predators with motion-sensor lights that are pointed outside your fence line. That way, if a coyote does come around, the light will turn on before they get into your yard. The bright flash will hopefully scare off the coyote and make them turn back.
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Univerayo Coyote Deterrent Deer Repellent Solar
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Univerayo Coyote Deterrent Deer Repellent Solar
Univerayo Coyote Deterrent Deer Repellent Solar
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Univerayo Coyote Deterrent Deer Repellent Solar
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AMIR Motion Sensor Lights
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AMIR Motion Sensor Lights
AMIR Motion Sensor Lights
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AMIR Motion Sensor Lights
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Foxlights Night Predator Deterrent
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Foxlights Night Predator Deterrent
Foxlights Night Predator Deterrent
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Foxlights Night Predator Deterrent
Pooper Scoopers
Your dog’s feces can attract coyotes to your property, so keep your yard or fields clear of poop by picking it up. You could use poop bags, but scoopers are a little more eco-friendly. Using them requires less effort on your part.
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Nature’s Miracle Jaw Dog Poop Scooper, Medium
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Nature's Miracle Jaw Dog Poop Scooper, Medium
Nature's Miracle Jaw Dog Poop Scooper, Medium
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Nature’s Miracle Jaw Dog Poop Scooper, Medium
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Dogit Jaws for Grass Dog Waste Scooper
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Dogit Jaws for Grass Dog Waste Scooper
Dogit Jaws for Grass Dog Waste Scooper
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Dogit Jaws for Grass Dog Waste Scooper
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Spotty Pooper Scooper Durable Solid Wood Handle
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Spotty Pooper Scooper Durable Solid Wood Handle
Spotty Pooper Scooper Durable Solid Wood Handle
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Spotty Pooper Scooper Durable Solid Wood Handle
Leashes
When on walks, keeping your dog close is key to preventing any unwanted coyote encounters. Most coyotes are wary of people and won’t attack your dog if they're close to you. A standard-length leash that doesn't let your dog wander is best in this case.
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This leash is comfortable for your dog to wear (thanks to the mesh padding) and comfortable for you to use (thanks to the ergonomic handle). Proven to hold up to varying weights, even if your dog pulls while walking, this leash can be attached securely (thanks to the Duraflex snap).

This Chai’s Choice leash comes in nine colors. It also has 3M reflective material so your pet can be seen in low light.

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Chai's Choice 3M Polyester Reflective Dog Leash, Purple, 6.5-ft long, 1-in wide
Chai's Choice 3M Polyester Reflective Dog Leash, Purple, 6.5-ft long, 1-in wide
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This leash is comfortable for your dog to wear (thanks to the mesh padding) and comfortable for you to use (thanks to the ergonomic handle). Proven to hold up to varying weights, even if your dog pulls while walking, this leash can be attached securely (thanks to the Duraflex snap).

This Chai’s Choice leash comes in nine colors. It also has 3M reflective material so your pet can be seen in low light.

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PetSafe Premier Nylon Dog Leash, Black, 6-ft long, 1-in wide
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PetSafe Premier Nylon Dog Leash, Black, 6-ft long, 1-in wide
PetSafe Premier Nylon Dog Leash, Black, 6-ft long, 1-in wide
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PetSafe Premier Nylon Dog Leash, Black, 6-ft long, 1-in wide
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Pawtitas Nylon Reflective Padded Dog Leash, Blue, Medium/Large: 6-ft long, 1-in wide
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Pawtitas Nylon Reflective Padded Dog Leash, Blue, Medium/Large: 6-ft long, 1-in wide
Pawtitas Nylon Reflective Padded Dog Leash, Blue, Medium/Large: 6-ft long, 1-in wide
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Pawtitas Nylon Reflective Padded Dog Leash, Blue, Medium/Large: 6-ft long, 1-in wide
Nice to Haves
Fence Spikes
You can incorporate coyote protection for dogs into your yard by making sure your property is coyote-proof. Your fencing should be at least 6 feet tall and buried in the ground at least 18 inches deep, as coyotes are diggers. At the top, you'll need to put something that even the most athletic coyote can't grip, like spikes or a PVC pipe.
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Bird Spikes for Pigeons Small Birds Cat
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Bird Spikes for Pigeons Small Birds Cat
Bird Spikes for Pigeons Small Birds Cat
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Bird Spikes for Pigeons Small Birds Cat
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COOES Bird Spikes Defender Fence Spikes Effective Plastic Anti-Theft-Climb Strips
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COOES Bird Spikes Defender Fence Spikes Effective Plastic Anti-Theft-Climb Strips
COOES Bird Spikes Defender Fence Spikes Effective Plastic Anti-Theft-Climb Strips
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COOES Bird Spikes Defender Fence Spikes Effective Plastic Anti-Theft-Climb Strips
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Manufacturer Direct PVC Pipe Sch40 1/2 Inch (0.5) White Custom Length – 6FT
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Manufacturer Direct PVC Pipe Sch40 1/2 Inch (0.5) White Custom Length - 6FT
Manufacturer Direct PVC Pipe Sch40 1/2 Inch (0.5) White Custom Length - 6FT
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Manufacturer Direct PVC Pipe Sch40 1/2 Inch (0.5) White Custom Length – 6FT
Dog Whistle
Having something to scare off coyotes during a walk is a good idea as well. Bringing something along that makes a loud noise (like a whistle) will make you feel a little safer. The sound of dog whistles, while quiet to the human ear, will annoy coyotes.
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Acme Silent Dog Whistle
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Acme Silent Dog Whistle
Acme Silent Dog Whistle
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Acme Silent Dog Whistle
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PetSpy Dog Training Whistle, 2 count
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PetSpy Dog Training Whistle, 2 count
PetSpy Dog Training Whistle, 2 count
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PetSpy Dog Training Whistle, 2 count
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SportDOG Brand Roy Gonia Special Orange Whistle Without Pea
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SportDOG Brand Roy Gonia Special Orange Whistle Without Pea
SportDOG Brand Roy Gonia Special Orange Whistle Without Pea
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SportDOG Brand Roy Gonia Special Orange Whistle Without Pea
Flashlight
Keeping your nighttime walks illuminated is essential if you live in an area with coyotes. Lighting up your path makes it easier to spot coyotes, and because coyotes see better in low light, they will avoid bright lights when possible.
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BengMxj Rechargeable LED Flashlights, 90000 High Lumens Flashlight, XHP70 Tactical Flashlight with Zoomable, 5 Modes, Super Bright Waterproof Flashlights for Emergencies, Camping, Hiking
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BengMxj Rechargeable LED Flashlights, 90000 High Lumens Flashlight, XHP70 Tactical Flashlight with Zoomable, 5 Modes, Super Bright Waterproof Flashlights for Emergencies, Camping, Hiking
BengMxj Rechargeable LED Flashlights, 90000 High Lumens Flashlight, XHP70 Tactical Flashlight with Zoomable, 5 Modes, Super Bright Waterproof Flashlights for Emergencies, Camping, Hiking
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BengMxj Rechargeable LED Flashlights, 90000 High Lumens Flashlight, XHP70 Tactical Flashlight with Zoomable, 5 Modes, Super Bright Waterproof Flashlights for Emergencies, Camping, Hiking
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Lighting EVER LED Flashlights High Lumens, Small Flashlight, Zoomable, Waterproof, Adjustable Brightness Flash Light for Outdoor, Emergency, AAA Batteries Included, Tactical & Camping Accessories
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Lighting EVER LED Flashlights High Lumens, Small Flashlight, Zoomable, Waterproof, Adjustable Brightness Flash Light for Outdoor, Emergency, AAA Batteries Included, Tactical & Camping Accessories
Lighting EVER LED Flashlights High Lumens, Small Flashlight, Zoomable, Waterproof, Adjustable Brightness Flash Light for Outdoor, Emergency, AAA Batteries Included, Tactical & Camping Accessories
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Lighting EVER LED Flashlights High Lumens, Small Flashlight, Zoomable, Waterproof, Adjustable Brightness Flash Light for Outdoor, Emergency, AAA Batteries Included, Tactical & Camping Accessories
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Lightvise Universal Super Bright LED Clamp-On Leash, Collar & Harness Flashlight, Black
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Lightvise Universal Super Bright LED Clamp-On Leash, Collar & Harness Flashlight, Black
Lightvise Universal Super Bright LED Clamp-On Leash, Collar & Harness Flashlight, Black
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Lightvise Universal Super Bright LED Clamp-On Leash, Collar & Harness Flashlight, Black
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Protection Vest
Using a coyote protection vest can help prevent injuries in small dogs if they are unfortunately attacked. There are a variety of vests that provide coyote protection for dogs, including ones with spikes and bristles to scare off predators. Other vests have a thick layer to prevent teeth piercing the skin.
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CoyoteVest Dog Harness Protection Vest
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CoyoteVest Dog Harness Protection Vest
CoyoteVest Dog Harness Protection Vest
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CoyoteVest Dog Harness Protection Vest
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OneTigris Beast Mojo Nylon Tactical Dog Harness, Coyote Brown, X-Small: 15 to 22-in chest
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OneTigris Beast Mojo Nylon Tactical Dog Harness, Coyote Brown, X-Small: 15 to 22-in chest
OneTigris Beast Mojo Nylon Tactical Dog Harness, Coyote Brown, X-Small: 15 to 22-in chest
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OneTigris Beast Mojo Nylon Tactical Dog Harness, Coyote Brown, X-Small: 15 to 22-in chest
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Raptor Shield Puncture Resistant Pet Vest for Small Dogs — Medium, 7.5 – 12 lbs, Chest 14.5 to 18″
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Raptor Shield Puncture Resistant Pet Vest for Small Dogs — Medium, 7.5 - 12 lbs, Chest 14.5 to 18"
Raptor Shield Puncture Resistant Pet Vest for Small Dogs — Medium, 7.5 - 12 lbs, Chest 14.5 to 18"
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Raptor Shield Puncture Resistant Pet Vest for Small Dogs — Medium, 7.5 – 12 lbs, Chest 14.5 to 18″
Coyote Rollers
Unlike barbed wire or spikes, a coyote roller is a more humane way of keeping out coyotes. Essentially, it's a rolling steel pole that animals cannot grip. When a coyote or another critter places their paw on the roller, it turns, stopping the coyote from getting a grip.
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Ultimation Heavy Duty 21″ Galvanized Steel Roller-1.9″ Diameter – Conveyor Roller and Bracket Set, DIY Roller Stands,Conveyors, 250lb Capacity,Spring-Loaded & Removable Roller
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Ultimation Heavy Duty 21″ Galvanized Steel Roller-1.9″ Diameter - Conveyor Roller and Bracket Set, DIY Roller Stands,Conveyors, 250lb Capacity,Spring-Loaded & Removable Roller
Ultimation Heavy Duty 21″ Galvanized Steel Roller-1.9″ Diameter - Conveyor Roller and Bracket Set, DIY Roller Stands,Conveyors, 250lb Capacity,Spring-Loaded & Removable Roller
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Ultimation Heavy Duty 21″ Galvanized Steel Roller-1.9″ Diameter – Conveyor Roller and Bracket Set, DIY Roller Stands,Conveyors, 250lb Capacity,Spring-Loaded & Removable Roller
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Ultimation Pack of 2 | 10″ Long Roller and Bracket Set
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Ultimation Pack of 2 | 10" Long Roller and Bracket Set
Ultimation Pack of 2 | 10" Long Roller and Bracket Set
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Ultimation Pack of 2 | 10″ Long Roller and Bracket Set
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Ultimation Conveyor Rollers – Galvanized Steel Replacement, 1.5″ Diameter, 22″ Between Frame,18 Ga. Galvanized Steel Tube, Durable Rollers for Smooth Movement, Ideal for Conveyor Systems – Pack of 5
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Ultimation Conveyor Rollers - Galvanized Steel Replacement, 1.5" Diameter, 22" Between Frame,18 Ga. Galvanized Steel Tube, Durable Rollers for Smooth Movement, Ideal for Conveyor Systems - Pack of 5
Ultimation Conveyor Rollers - Galvanized Steel Replacement, 1.5" Diameter, 22" Between Frame,18 Ga. Galvanized Steel Tube, Durable Rollers for Smooth Movement, Ideal for Conveyor Systems - Pack of 5
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Ultimation Conveyor Rollers – Galvanized Steel Replacement, 1.5″ Diameter, 22″ Between Frame,18 Ga. Galvanized Steel Tube, Durable Rollers for Smooth Movement, Ideal for Conveyor Systems – Pack of 5

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