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Rabies Case Reported in Wood County

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Due to a recent case of rabies reported in Wood County, Sheriff Tom Castloo would like for everyone to pay close attention to wild animals in your area.  If you see a wild animal acting strangely or one that appears to be sick, please contact the Wood County Sheriff’s Office.

Pay special attention to an animal that appears confused or aggressive towards domestic animals or people.  Symptoms range from fear of water, snapping and irritability to foaming at the mouth.  If you think that your animal is infected, contact your veterinarian as soon as possible.

This disease is commonly found in wild animals because they are not vaccinated.

Make sure that your animals are vaccinated.

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Author: Staff Reporter

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