Residents warned of rabies threat after raccoon tests positive

...behavior after a raccoon tested positive for rabies.Randy Wishard, an environmental health...virology lab confirmed the animal was rabies positive.Employees with the Richmond...talking to residents about possible signs of rabies and the importance of making sure pets...

Animal Rescue owner cited, stripped of license

...problem because it was located in her home; that Leahey lied to potential adopters and didn't provide health records such as rabies vaccinations; that animals spent more than 15 hours a day in kennels and weren't properly cared for and fed; and that she...

Raccoon tests positive for rabies in Columbia County

...was shot and killed by a Martinez man in his backyard tested positive for rabies on Wednesday, marking Columbia County's fourth rabid raccoon case this...officials to advise residents to make sure their animals are vaccinated against rabies.

Raccoon tests positive for rabies in Aiken

A raccoon has tested positive for rabies in Aiken.On Sunday, a sick raccoon was captured in the area of Northwood Drive, according to Aiken Public Safety Department...

Growth to blame for rise in rabies

When it comes to rabies, Columbia County Animal Care & Control...retested to see if we need a booster." Rabies, a dangerous viral disease rarely seen...had six cases." The county's recent rabies cases have included some unusual incidents...

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Rabies cases have health officials concerned

...Alarmed by an increase in reported cases of rabies among dogs and cats, state health officials...about a rabid dog. "Many people think rabies includes frothing at the mouth," but...very late stage," and most animals with rabies die before that occurs, she said. That...

Recent Augusta area rabies cases highlight need for pet vaccinations

Rabies cases in wild animals occur each year...disease could be on the rise."We know the rabies virus is alive and well, but you don't...recent memory.Although it is only the third rabies confirmation in Richmond County this year...

Rabies warning issued

...Health and Environmental Control to issue rabies warnings Tuesday. All warm-blooded animals are susceptible to rabies, and it can be fatal to humans and pets...physician. Last year, DHEC confirmed 154 rabies cases statewide, and there was only...

Rabies rate drops

...into 1996, a total of three cases of rabies have been reported in Richmond, Burke...sales corresponds to a drop in reported rabies cases in Columbia County - from seven...animals, then you don't get reports of rabies," Mr. Herndon said. "I suspect if...

Clinics offer $3 rabies shots

...your four-legged friends vaccinated for rabies or risk spending 30 days in the county...owners, state health officials just give rabies shots to pets that haven't had them...Mr. Williams said. "The threat of rabies is real in South Carolina," he said...