A skunk has tested positive for rabies in Garland, according to an alert released by the city’s health department.
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.
Animal control officers are warning people to vaccinate their pets after a skunk tested positive for rabies in Frisco two days ago.
Ironically, the beginning of skunk breeding season in Texas is close to Valentines Day. But instead of the comic cavorting’s of Pepé le Pew, the results are often closer to “My Bloody Valentine.”
Authorities said that a Central Texas woman accidentally shot her husband in the abdomen with a handgun Sunday night while trying to kill a skunk in their yard.