Rabies

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Garland Skunk Tests Positive For Rabies

A skunk has tested positive for rabies in Garland, according to an alert released by the city’s health department.

09/23/2014

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Carrollton Man Fights To Keep His Dogs After Rabies Exposure

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.

CBSDFW.COM–08/28/2014

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2nd Rabid Skunk Found In Grand Prairie

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.

04/11/2014

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Skunk Tests Positive For Rabies In Frisco

Animal control officers are warning people to vaccinate their pets after a skunk tested positive for rabies in Frisco two days ago.

03/12/2014

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Neighborhood Stray Dogs A Concern After 3 Pit Bulls Attack

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.

CBS 11–12/03/2013

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Rabies Found In Bat Near Garland Home

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.

09/05/2013

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Rabies Scare In The Colony

A rabies scare in The Colony has pet owners worried—and animal control officers increasing patrols.

CBS 11–07/23/2013

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Rabid Deer Found On Parker County Golf Course

The Parker County Sheriff’s Office says a rabid deer was found last week at a golf course in southwestern Parker County.

08/10/2012

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Fort Worth Trying To Get A Handle On Feral Cat Population

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.

11/28/2011

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Drought May Be Contributing To Rabies Cases

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.

07/23/2011