MILTON (CBS) — A Milton man says his dog, Matilda, had to have one of her legs amputated after they were attacked by four coyotes at a nearby golf course.

Gary Maher posted on Facebook to share his story as a warning to others.

READ MORE: Josh Allen Opens Up About His Postgame Chat With Bill Belichick

Matilda was attacked by a coyote in Quincy (WBZ-TV)

“I’m ok just heartbroken my best friend lost her rear leg,” he wrote.

The attack occurred Granite Links golf course on Saturday.

READ MORE: Person Struck, Killed By Tractor-Trailer On Route 3 In Chelmsford

Maher said he injured his hand but was able to fight them off.

Both Maher and Matilda, a two-year-old Jack Russell Terrier, got rabies shots.

Environmental police are looking into the attack.

MORE NEWS: 'How Do KF94 Masks Compare To KN95 Masks?' Dr. Mallika Marshall Answers Your COVID Questions

Tuesday morning in Natick, a family dog was killed by two coyotes.