About coyotes in Wauwatosa

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We have a Coyote Nuisance Management and Response Plan Policy aimed at supporting co-existence with urban coyotes by:

We encourage you to eliminate attractants on your property and to re-instill coyote’s fear of humans though hazing efforts. Please share this information with friends and neighbors; minimizing interactions is most effective when we work together.

Report a Coyote Sighting

You can see information about coyote sightings and report a coyote sighting in Milwaukee County at Milwaukee County Coyote Watch.

Report a Coyote Incident

If your pet is attacked or nuisance behavior occurs, we will engage an animal removal specialist to attempt to locate and remove the coyote.

Nuisance coyote behavior is a pattern of aggressive activity that has been documented through multiple reports of:

  • Threatening interactions towards humans:
    • Growling
    • Baring teeth
    • Lunging
    • Scratching
    • Flanking
    • Chasing
    • Biting
  • A verified pet attack/injury
  • A human attack

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