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Southeast Alaska bat tests positive for rabies

...State officials have confirmed rabies in a bat in southeast Alaska. The...It was euthanized and tested for rabies. The test came back positive Thursday. The two prior cases of confirmed rabies in bats in Alaska were in 1993 and...

...or restraint laws, licensing, registration, or vaccination requirements (beyond existing state and federal laws governing rabies vaccination.) The program creates no new regulations or restrictions of any kind for domestic animal owners! Ms. Whiting...
State declares rabies epidemic along northern coast

...AP) -- State epidemiologists say a rabies epizootic -- an epidemic among animals...under 40 percent, tested positive for rabies, said lab manager Don Ritter. Microbiologists found rabies in 44 arctic foxes, 18 red foxes and four...
North Slope rabies quarantine extended

...Borough's public health officer has extended a rabies quarantine due to the continuing presence...running amuck and possibly complicating this rabies problem,'' Black said. Black said timely rabies vaccinations are very important for animal...

...for their holiday vacation.Hawaii is rabies free and all incoming dogs have to jump...several hoops, including an expensive rabies blood test and 120-day waiting period...Program Manager Isaac Maeda of Hawaii's Rabies Quarantine Branch said Monday that the...
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Rabid wolf triggers warnings

...panic. After tests on the head confirmed rabies, the rest of the carcass was retrieved. The rabies virus is found in an infected animal's...over to the department for testing.After rabies was confirmed, the trapper received a full...
Mountain View students talk bats, owls

...indigenous Little Brown Bats. "The bat you see could have rabies, but what's a more likely thing that a bat could have...Teeth. It could bite you. Only one in every 200 bats has rabies, but all 200 of those bats has sharp teeth."Across the hall...
Navarre investigating solutions to animal abuse issues

...should consider limited animal control powers and whether those powers should include dangerous animal control and disposal, rabies control and adoption. Voters turned down the advisory question 2,254 votes to 1,950 votes, but said if such limited animal...
Movie review: 'Z' breaks from zombie movie tradition the mix when his hometown of Philadelphia is abruptly overrun by what first appears to be a particularly virulent form of rabies. This is where "World War Z" and more conventional zombie films break company, and where this film feels much more like...
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Around the Peninsula call 252-0100 for reservations. Shelter offers free vaccinations Kenai Animal Shelter is conducting its annual Free Rabies Vaccination Clinic on Saturday, March 19, from 10 a.m. -- 2 p.m. Dogs and cats welcome. Dogs must be on a leash...


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