Coyotes attacking pets in Escondido neighborhood

Posted at 3:55 PM, Jul 26, 2016
and last updated 2016-07-26 18:55:11-04

A woman in Escondido says coyotes have recently eaten or mauled five of her pets.

Neighbors are now looking for  a solution to get rid of them.

A spokesperson for the Department of Fish and Wildlife says when coyotes become a nuisance, it's the responsibility of homeowners to take action.

Residents can hire a tracker who is licensed to kill them.