Nassau County's SPCA says don't feed your pets outside and keep garbage and compost inaccessible.
They say if you see a coyote, do not run, and they also recommend you make loud noises and wave your arms.
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Fencing your yard may also deter coyotes.
The recent coyote sightings have been in Lattingtown and other communities along the North Shore.
The SPCA says if you see a coyote exhibiting threatening behavior, dial 911.
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