A North Texas man is fighting to keep his dogs. His battle isn’t because his pets are violent, but because they were exposed to a rabid skunk in their own back yard.
A skunk found recently in Grand Prairie has tested positive for rabies. This is actually the second such skunk discovered in the city’s limits over the past two months.
Animal control officers are warning people to vaccinate their pets after a skunk tested positive for rabies in Frisco two days ago.
Fort Worth neighborhood is stressing its concerns about stray dogs after a vicious dog attack. Early Tuesday morning a father and daughter were mauled by three pit bulls.
The City of Garland has issued a health warning to residents after a confirmed case of rabies was discovered in a bat that was captured near a home on Sunday.
A rabies scare in The Colony has pet owners worried—and animal control officers increasing patrols.
The Parker County Sheriff’s Office says a rabid deer was found last week at a golf course in southwestern Parker County.
The city of Fort Worth is trying to get a handle on a growing animal problem. The city uncovered two cases of animal attacks in the same neighborhood where a rabid cat bit a resident last week.
Veterinarians and state health officials say an increase in rabies cases, particularly in parts of North Texas, may be due to the drought forcing wild rabid animals into more populated areas to find water.