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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...
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...

...reached a high of 300,000 birds in 2001, when the population of raccoons and other common nest predators had been decimated by rabies. The state shipped hundreds to Vermont, New Hampshire and other New England states."There has been a gradual decline over...

...increase in pet registration fees to bolster the shelter's budget. The money is collected when veterinarians vaccinate pets for rabies.It's unclear how much the fees will generate, but officials estimate they would receive about $45,000 in additional...
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Soldotna roller rink goes to the dogs

...all times and a maximum of 10 clients may be on the track at once. Each client will have to provide proof of vaccines such as rabies, according to the application. The new facility was approved by the city at the Oct. 8 Planning and Zoning meeting. Forty...

...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...

...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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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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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...


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