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Dog flu reported in Georgia

...detected in a dog from the metropolitan Atlanta area. The dog showed coughing, lethargy, anorexia and was up to date on DHLPP, Rabies and Bordetella vaccinations. UGA reported the affected dog recently was in contact with other dogs at a metro Atlanta boarding...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-05-22/dog-flu-reported-georgia
Show dogs not exempt from licensing requirements approved by animal ordinance subcommitee

...have dramatically reduced cat populations in other cities, but Tribby said releasing cats without a guarantee they do not have rabies is a risk to public health.The subcommittee's ban on tethering animals to fixed objects, which was approved at an earlier...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-05-21/show-dogs-not-exempt-lic
Rabid bat found in Goshen

A bat with rabies was discovered in the Goshen subdivision...neighborhood and it tested positive for rabies, said Randy Wishard, environmental services...ensure their pets have up-to-date rabies vaccinations, he said.Report any contact...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-05-13/rabid-bat-found-goshen
Event to help shelter animals find homes

...to be," she said.Crisler said staff will also offer $5 rabies vaccines for owners who need to get their pets up to date...pet owners to get their animals up to date after a bat with rabies was discovered in the Goshen subdivision on Wednesday.Animal...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-05-14/event-help-shelter-animals-f
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-10-01/residents-warned-rabies-thre
Subcommittee adopts $100 fee for unaltered pets

...group members in the audience debated nuances of the policy ? whether to charge the fee annually, or every three years with a rabies shot, whether required microchip services tend to expire, and whether to allow a first litter or impose a "litter limit...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-05-07/subcommittee-adopts-100-
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.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-07-31/raccoon-tests-positive-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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-10-23/raccoon-tests-positive-rabies
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/05/31/met_525920.shtml
Metro | Natural history and anthropology
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/07/02/aik_87327.shtml