So, Author Jill Shalvis has bears at her house. I have wildlife at my house, too. Squirrels. They drive my dogs crazy. So much so that we have to have a talk with the dogs before we let them out of the house. “I mean it, no barking at the squirrels.”
Honey and C.C. (our two toy poodles) don’t get the coexistence thing at all. But then, neither do the squirrels. They throw things at my dogs.