Galveston police have a warning for people with pets on the island after a family reported their dog was killed by what they believe was a coyote.
According to the family, they let their dog outside. When they returned their dog was gone.
The family said a search for their dog turned up blood and the dog's collar.
The family said they have seen and heard coyotes around their property.
According to Galveston police, there is a large coyote population on the island.