Coyote with rabies found in Columbia County

A coyote found Thursday in the Knob Hill Farm Road area of Columbia County has tested positive for rabies, the county Health Department said.Because this area consists of both rural pasture land with livestock and suburban communities...

Rabies treatment for 8 in Ga. family

...Stockbridge family of eight is undergoing rabies treatments after interacting with an infected...Control supervisor Vince Farah said a rabies alert was issued Tuesday after multiple...including six children, will begin rabies treatments in the next several days...

Goats have saved $21,145 in Augusta pond maintenance expenses

...in restitution by the owner of the dogs that killed the goats.Each goat is vaccinated, microchipped, dewormed, given a rabies shot and may have his or her hooves trimmed, said Sharon Broady of Augusta Animal Services, which cares for the animals...

Pet microchipping offered Saturday

A low-cost rabies and microchipping clinic will be held this Saturday.Augusta Animal...The clinic location is an adjustment to a prior publicized location.Rabies vaccinations will cost $5 and microchipping will cost $15.

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...

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...