rabies

Rabid Racoon Rips Teeth Into Maine Game Warden
The illegally housed animal was on the mend before he attacked.
It started with with the best of intentions. According to WCSH 6, a rabid racoon who was under the care of a civilian in Kennebunkport bit the resident a number of times before digging into a Maine Game Warden...
Zombie Raccoons Spotted in Ohio
In Youngstown, Ohio, people are reporting 'zombie' raccoons on the loose.
Police have euthanized at least 15 raccoons so far believing they have distemper, not rabies. Distemper causes raccoons to cough, have tremors and seizures and leads raccoons to lose their fear of humans...
Rabies In Maine
A pet dog has tested positive for rabies for the first time in 9 years in Maine. State epidemiologist Dr. Stephen Sears said the dog was reported to animal control in Kennebec County after becoming aggressive and biting it's owner. The owner was treated for rabies exposure.