Coyote droppings show a variety of constituents, have tapering ends, lesser segments, no odor; that of dogs are more homogenous (with cereal content), lack tapering ends, more segmented, and have a repulsive odor. If I find coyote droppings in my yard, then my first thought will be that, there is a coyote in my yard, if it is not present right now, then it surely was. Another important sign is scratch marks found on the ground near their droppings. Reply. COVID-19 Announcement. A dog eating poop is normal in the following scenarios: 1. How to Get Rid of Coyote Copyright © Gardenerdy & Buzzle.com, Inc.