Search This Blog

Wednesday, August 28, 2013

Rabid bat in Hot Springs

A bat collected collected from Roanoke Street in Hot Springs on Monday and submitted to the state health department has tested positive for rabies, making it the 13th rabies case in Garland County since the beginning of the year.  There have been 113 confirmed rabies cases in Arkansas in 2013.

Pet owners are reminded to vaccinate all dogs and cats at least four months old against rabies. To report any unusual daytime activity by nocturnal creatures such as skunks or bats, contact Animal Services at 262-2091.

No comments:

Post a Comment