October 18, 2021

2 raccoons test positive for rabies in Raleigh after coming in contact with dogs: RPD – WTVD-TV

RALEIGH, N.C. (WTVD)– 2 raccoons checked favorable for rabies in Raleigh, according to Raleigh Authorities Department.In both incidents, a pet dog connected with the raccoon before it was examined fo…….

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RALEIGH, N.C. (WTVD)– 2 raccoons checked favorable for rabies in Raleigh, according to Raleigh Authorities Department.In both incidents, a pet dog connected with the raccoon before it was examined for the virus.On September 15, a pet dog killed a raccoon

on Old Mill Area. After that on September 29, one more raccoon was acting extraordinarily on Lions Means when it can be found in contact with a pet. The pet was recorded and also checked for the virus.In both cases, the canine’s rabies inoculations were current. The owners were provided next steps to take to protect their pets.Wake County wellness provided the adhering to ideas to lessen rabies danger: Residents must not come close to pets that they do not know.Residents must guarantee their pet dogs have an existing rabies vaccination. If a family pet is allowed outside, a booster vaccination is advised.

  • Exterior pet dogs must be maintained inside till they receive booster vaccines.Do not feed roaming or unidentified animals, including felines and dogs.Do not leave trash or food outside, unless it remains in a trash can with a tight-fitting lid.If a family pet is fed outside, do not leave food out overnight.If an animal is available in contact with an animal that might be crazed, call a veterinarian immediately.If you see an animal behaving unusually or have a problem regarding an animal in Raleigh, call 919-831-6311. Copyright © 2021 WTVD-TV.
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