Coyotes harass dogs, bikers on Whitehorse trail

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Some Whitehorse dog owners have recently been startled by aggressive coyotes on a city bike trail.

One dog owner says his pet was attacked and had a mouthful of fur ripped off by one of the wily canines.

“I’ve never had that happen before, I’ve never been concerned about that before,” said Terry Milne, who was mountain biking the trails at Mount McIntyre with his wife on Sunday, when the encounter happened.

“Our dog just had a minor, like, probably a two-inch-by-one-inch tuft of hair removed, with a slight scrape — but yeah, no puncture wounds.”

Milne didn’t see it happen. His dog was running with them through the woods, off-leash, when it

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