LONG BEACH (CBSLA.com)Â â A tiny dog is recovering after veterinarians say it was likely attacked by a coyote in a Long Beach backyard.
It happened at a home on East 55th Street not far from the Los Angeles River.READ MORE: $150,000 Reward Offered For Information In Murder Of El Sereno Business Owner Reza Mousavi
“Peanut” the dog suffered several puncture wounds.
His owners say his muscles were torn and he lost some teeth in the fight.READ MORE: Legendary Dodgers Broadcaster Jaime Jarrín To Retire After 2022 Season
Peanut’s owners rushed him to an animal medical center, where doctors told them that the size and shapes of the wounds suggest a coyote was to blame.
The veterinarian also told the owner that at least one animal a day has been admitted for a coyote attack.MORE NEWS: Pasadena Implements COVID Vaccine Mandate For Bars, Large Outdoor Events
As for Peanut, he’s doing well and should be able to return home possibly as early as Sunday night.