Bitten by a Dog Rabies
Animals that may carry rabies include:
Rodents and rabbits rarely carry rabies.
Dogs and cats can carry rabies if they are not up-to-date on rabies vaccinations. However, rabies is very rare in dogs and cats. Animal Control personnel decide whether an animal should be observed for signs of rabies over a 10 day period. The animal is considered safe if it does not show signs of rabies over the 10 day period. If the animal cannot be captured, the Animal Control officer and physician will decide whether rabies vaccines should be given to someone who has been bitten.
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