What animal might have killed my friend's dog?

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  1. G26-Has-my-6

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    exactly. I have a friend in Western WI, and they have a field behind the house. Most of the neighbors have lost a dog or 2 to coyotes. I have been on their deck and listened to the coyotes trying to lure their dog into the long grass. They definitely eat dogs. I'm not saying it's their first choice, but they do.
     
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    Yeah the collar may of saved the dogs life. You notice how that cat knew right what to do? The same with coyotes, wolves & such, they kill all the time.

    The dog comes to bark, before he knows it, teeth are in his neck.
     
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    Coyotes will use a female in heat as a lure, also. For some reason, the pheromone doped dog pays no attention to the ambush and focuses on the female. This has a human parallel in foreign ports when the lovely lady suggests that you are the most masculine guy she has ever seen and that after a few drinks, you should take her home to her place in Concussionville for some hot action that you will eventually remember.
     
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    Don’t forget that it’s lighter without the head, lol

    I’m only kidding. I don’t know anything about owls but I agree that they probably would fly off with the whole snack.
     
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    Sounds like an owl. In the dark of the night no reason to carry it off. I've seen many Great horned owl kills on rabbits and usually the head is left.
     
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    Coyotes take a kill if it is small enough. My sister lost her small terrier to a coyote last year. It lured the dog to the fence, hopped over, grabbed the dog and hopped back. She heard the dog barking and saw it happen through the window. By the time she could get to the fence line, there was no sign of the dog or the coyote.
     
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