5. We saw six sets of eyes hidden inside of the woods
“Used to do K9 security for many years. I don’t particularly believe in paranormal stuff, but I did get the heebie jeebies a couple of times.
There was one site I used to patrol with my dog a few nights a week. It was an old historical farm house. From the main road, there was about a kilometer walk down a beat up old dirt road with woods for a couple of hundred meters on either side. More of a path nowadays than a road. People talk of it being haunted if you believe in that kind of thing.
One night it was really dark out. Can’t remember if it was overcast or if there was no moon that night, but it was black. About two thirds of the way to the farmhouse my dog starts acting a little weird. I can feel him getting tense through the leash. He starts to let out really low growls every other step and I can see his ears are twitching as my light swings back and forth. It’s dark, but I’m sure his hackles are up.
Maybe 100 meters or so after I started noticing him wigging out, he surfs out in front of me, which he only does if there is a perceived threat. He stays about 2 meters in front of me for a little bit and then just stops and starts growling at the darkness. Of course I am scanning with my light, but can’t see anything. After years of working with Bru, I have learned to trust him like I trust no person.
During one of my scans I see about 6 sets of eyes reflecting my light in the woods. I am certain it was coyotes, but damned if I didn’t get the wicked shivers up and down. Bru and I retreated and went back to the car. Wrote it up as a clear patrol. Supernatural or not, I’m not letting my partner scrap it out with half a dozen ghost coyotes.” — Isthisinfectious