Dog Quarantined After Rabid Skunk Found in Early

EARLY, Texas (KTAB/KRBC) - A dog has been placed in quarantine after coming into contact with a rabid skunk in Early, Texas. 

The Early Police Department says the skunk, found on the 1000 block of Sherry Lane, tested positive for rabies, and one dog that had contact with the creature has been quarantined but is currently showing no signs of infection.

Early PD has left the following message to citizens in light of the positive results: 

A reminder that it is against the law to shoot a firearm within the city limits. Any sick animal should be reported to law enforcement so that appropriate action may be taken for the protection of the public and other animals.

In any case of a suspected rabid animal. If the animal is to be sent off for testing it must be taken to a veterinarian and the person requesting the test is responsible for any fees. 
 

 

 

 

 


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