WINDSOR, Vt. (AP) — A bobcat that entered a Vermont home and bit a man last week has tested positive for rabies, the Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department said Wednesday.
Windsor Police Chief Jennifer Frank told WCAX-TV that the bobcat had apparently been chasing a cat and ran through an open door and into the house Friday.
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A fox from Catron County near Reserve has tested positive for rabies. New Mexico Department of Health officials announced Monday.
They said it’s the first positive fox rabies case in New Mexico so far this year.
NEW YORK (AP) — Five Americans died of rabies last year — the largest number in a decade — and health officials said Thursday that some of the people didn't realize they had been infected or refused life-saving shots.
BEAR, Del. (AP) — A raccoon that bit and scratched a person in the Bear area last weekend has tested positive for rabies, Delaware health officials announced Friday.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A human has died in Idaho due to rabies for the first time since 1978, health officials said Thursday.
The Idaho Department of Health and Welfare and Central District Health in a news release said the west-central man from Boise County died in October after a bat became entangled in his clothing in August.
TRAVELERS REST, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina health officials are urging residents to keep pets up to date on their rabies vaccination after a fox and a bat tested positive for the disease.
A rabid fox in Travelers Rest north of Greenville exposed one person and two dogs to the virus, the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control said Thursday.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — A northern Illinois man has died of rabies after apparently being bitten by a bat — the first human case of rabies in the state since 1954, health officials reported Tuesday.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Officials say a rabid bat has been discovered in Northeast Portland. This is the first animal to test positive for rabies in Multnomah County since 2014, according to the county.
GREENWOOD, Del. (AP) — A fox that bit a person in Greenwood last week has tested positive for rabies, Delaware health officials announced Wednesday.
The person who was bitten has begun treatment for rabies exposure, the Division of Public Health said in a news release.
PROVINCETOWN, Mass. (AP) — A coyote shot and killed by rangers after it bit a child on a Cape Cod National Seashore beach did not have rabies, park authorities posted on social media Friday.
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — The 25th annual rabies bait drop is getting underway across much of Vermont, officials said Monday.
Beginning on Thursday, technicians will begin distributing 450,000 quarter-sized blister packs containing rabies vaccine that will be distributed in nearly 100 Vermont communities across nine counties.
HOULTON, Maine (AP) — Federal health authorities are going to distribute oral rabies vaccine in parts of northern Maine next month as part of an effort to curb the spread of the disease in wildlife.
CULLMAN, Ala. (AP) — Three people were treated for exposure to rabies after a raccoon attacked a person on a walking trail earlier this week near a subdivision, state health officials said Friday.
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas county health department on Wednesday announced it found a rabid bat.
A Shawnee County Health Department official said a dog pulled the bat out of a tree July 12.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Roughly 200 people were possibly exposed to a rabid bat while staying overnight at Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium, the zoo said.
The zoo and Nebraska health officials recommended that roughly 186 campers who stayed overnight at the aquarium in recent weeks, as well as some staffers, get rabies shots.
MALDEN, Mass. (AP) — A Malden woman will go through a series of rabies vaccines after she was attacked by a rabid raccoon in her backyard.
Laurie Rose said she went outside to put her chicken in its pen on Saturday when she saw the raccoon.
NEW YORK (AP) — A rabid dog imported into the United States this month has sparked a public health investigation across several states.
Health officials say a dog brought to the U.S. from Azerbaijan that ended up with a family in Chester County, Pennsylvania began acting strangely.
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. health officials Monday announced a one-year ban on bringing in dogs from more than 100 countries where rabies is still a problem.
Dogs coming in from those countries already needed proof of rabies vaccination.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A bat found in a Madison park has tested positive for rabies.
The bat was discovered Wednesday near the restrooms in Olbrich Park, the Wisconsin State Journal reported Friday.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut appeals court on Friday upheld state sanctions against a veterinarian for giving half doses of rabies vaccines to smaller dogs, a practice he says is safer but state officials say is dangerous.
SEATTLE (AP) — The Seattle and King County Public Health Department reported the first rabies-positive bat of 2021 on Monday.
BOURNE, Mass. (AP) — Don't be alarmed by a low-flying helicopter over Cape Cod in the next month or so...
PITCAIRN, Pa. (AP) — A rabid bat bit one child, and health officials on Thursday urged the parents of three other children who might have handled the bat to seek medical attention for them...
ANCHORAGE (AP) — Public health officials in the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta have asked residents to vaccinate their pets after three rabid foxes were found in the last few weeks...
TOPSHAM, Maine (AP) — A fox suspected of having rabies attacked at least three people in a town near Brunswick, Maine, on Saturday until it was shot...
CHERRYVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Investigators in North Carolina are trying to figure out how a horse contracted rabies...
HAMILTON, N.J. (AP) — A rabid cat bit an animal control officer in New Jersey last week, authorities said...
CAIRO (AP) — Karim Hegazi spends his days in a Cairo clinic taking care of animals long considered a menace in Egypt...
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Wildlife officials in Vermont, New Hampshire and Maine are continuing a yearslong effort to stop the spread of rabies by distributing an oral vaccine targeted at raccoons across the three states...
H.O.P.E. for Animals is offering free rabies and distemper vaccines for the first 250 dogs and cats this Saturday because of a generous donation from a family.
There is a limit of four pets per household, and the animals must be three months or older to be vaccinated against rabies, H.O.P.E.
The Watertown Humane Society, 418 Water Tower Court, will host a rabies clinic Sunday from noon to 2 p.m.
One- and three-year rabies vaccines and microchips will be available for cats and dogs.
MORRISON – To the major overhaul of its Animal Control Ordinance that took effect in June, the Whiteside County Board has added one more major regulation:
As of Jan. 1, all domesticated cats must be vaccinated for rabies and registered with the county.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Health officials are warning western Pennsylvania residents that two more raccoons in the Pittsburgh area have tested positive for rabies.
The Allegheny County health department says the first raccoon was found this week in the city's Morningside neighborhood.
HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Authorities in Vietnam's capital are urging residents to stop eating dog meat because it hurts the city's image and improper raising of the animals could spread rabies...
My Kids Have Paws Veterinary Service brings its mobile clinic to Walker County on Saturday, Aug. 25.
The Dalton-based clinic offers many common pet vaccinations at a low cost to the public. Dr.
ROCK FALLS – A Rock Falls family is being forced from its rental home after a bat infestation caused city inspectors to condemn the house.
Carla Dennison rents the upstairs apartment at 406-406 1/2 Seventh Ave.
BEIJING (AP) — Chinese leaders are scrambling to shore up public confidence and oversight of the pharmaceutical industry after a rabies vaccine maker was found faking records, the latest in a slew of public health and safety scandals that have outraged Chinese parents...
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan officials say they're seeing higher numbers of bats with rabies.
The Department of Health and Human Services says its labs had diagnosed 22 bats with the fatal illness as of June 28...
GREELEY, Colo. (AP) — A cat has tested positive for rabies after biting a person in Colorado.
The Weld County Department of Public Health and Environment says the person is undergoing treatment to prevent getting rabies...
MIAMI (AP) — Health officials have issued a rabies alert for a Florida community after a raccoon tested positive for the disease.
The Florida Department of Health issued the alert Friday for the Kendall area, which is a suburb southwest of Miami...
SOUTHBURY — The Pomperaug District Department of Health, Southbury Animal Control and Southbury Veterinary Hospital have teamed up to provide a low-cost rabies clinic for cats and dogs.
The clinic, which costs $15 per animal, will be held from 1 to 3 p.m.
BRATTLEBORO, Vt. (AP) — The Vermont Health Department says an individual is being treated for rabies exposure after a rabid fox climbed through a hole in a fence at a Brattleboro elementary school and came onto the playground...
Dog and cat owners in some Western Pennsylvania counties could be getting visits next month from wardens checking for licenses and proof of rabies vaccinations.
Dog wardens going door to door in May will ask for proof of licensure for dogs and proof of rabies vaccination for dogs and cats, according to a state Department of Agriculture news release.
NORWALK — Norwalk Animal Control and the town clerk’s office are hosting the 14th annual rabies vaccination clinic during the first weekend in June.
From 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. on June 3, residents and non-residents can have their pets vaccinated against rabies for $20.
State dog wardens will conduct dog license and rabies vaccination checks throughout the state this month.
This outreach program helps educate Pennsylvanians about the need to keep dog licenses and rabies vaccinations — for both cats and dogs — up to date.
Gentle Healer Pet Clinic will be at the Watertown Humane Society to assist the shelter with its annual rabies clinic Saturday, March 24, from noon until 2 p.m.
A one-year rabies vaccine will cost $15 and the three-year vaccine will cost $25 for both canines and felines.
Southeastern Idaho Public Health has confirmed that a bat has tested positive for rabies within Pocatello city limits. This is the first bat to test positive for rabies in Idaho this year. Last year, Idaho had 20 bats test positive for rabies, and two of them were in Bannock County.
The Texas Department of State Health Services has re-launched its annual airdrop of rabies vaccine for wildlife along the Texas-Mexico border to protect people and animals from the deadly disease.
Planes took off today from the airport in Zapata to begin the process of dropping about 1 million rabies vaccine baits in wildlife habitat along a 25-mile-wide swath of the border from the Rio Grande Valley to Big Bend.
SYCAMORE – Dog owners can buy 2017 rabies vaccination dog tags at the City Clerk’s Office for $5.
Every dog more than 4 months old requires a rabies vaccination and a tag from the county, according to the DeKalb County Health Department.