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County Officials Detect Rabies In 2nd Skunk

By Danielle Chavira

ELBERT COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4) – A second case of rabies has been discovered in Elbert County according to the counties Department of Health and Human Services. 351 more words


Vacancy: OWSD PhD Fellowship, Rabies epidemiology in Vietnam (closing date: 25 May 2018)

ILRI works to improve food and nutritional security and reduce poverty in developing countries through research for efficient, safe and sustainable use of livestock. It is the only one of 15 CGIAR research centres dedicated entirely to animal agriculture research for the developing world. 682 more words


Steve Dale's Pet World 5/20/2018

Steve Dale is joined by Cook County Veterinarian Dr. Donna Alexander to talk about ways to be proactive when protecting yourself and your pet from the dangers of ticks, fleas, and mosquitoes. 44 more words

Steve Dale's Pet World

When Was the Last Time Someone Died from Being Bitten by a Rabid Dog in the United States?

Most people aren’t overly worried about rabies these days, at least not in the United States.

Is that because rabies isn’t around anymore?

Of course not. 1,047 more words

Vaccine Myths

Vaccines Part 1: Look Before You Leap

In the past I had never thought twice about vaccinating my pets. As most of us are inclined to do, I believed that the veterinarians whom I had placed my trust in knew what was best and left it at that.  941 more words


The dangers of over-vaccination

For years, the veterinary field has been aware of vaccine reactions. In fact, I remember the first time I was told about vaccine reactions. It was fifteen years ago while working as a veterinary technician at the Fort Knox Veterinary Treatment Facility. 947 more words


Rabies: the facts, symptoms and treatment

  • Rabies has the highest case fatality rate of any infectious disease.
  • Rabies is 100% preventable.
  • Rabies is a disease of ALL MAMMALS (including humans)
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