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Third rabies case of 2012 reported in New Hanover County

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A third case of rabies has been confirmed by New Hanover County Animal Control Services. On Monday, ACS officers responded to the area of Yellow Daisy Drive and captured a fox that chased nearby residents and attacked their dog. Full story...
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Second case of rabies confirmed in New Hanover Co.

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New Hanover County Animal Control Services has confirmed the second case of rabies for 2012 in New Hanover County. ACS officers took custody of a fox, after it attacked a resident in the area of East Seaview Road and Myrtle Grove Road on Friday, February 17. Full story...
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First rabies case of 2012 reported in New Hanover County

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New Hanover County Animal Control Services has confirmed the first case of rabies for 2012 in New Hanover County. ACS officers recovered an injured feral cat from a Hart Street residence in Wilmington on Wednesday. The cat was euthanized after exhibiting neurological signs and sent to the State Lab for testing. Full story...
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Sixth rabies case found in New Hanover County

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Another raccoon has tested positive for the rabies virus after the animal tangled with two dogs in the dog owner's yard. Animal Control officers were called to a Johns Creek Road residence on Wednesday. Full story...
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5th rabies case found in New Hanover Co.

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New Hanover County Animal Control Services has confirmed the second case of rabies in a week and the fifth case for the year. ACS officers were called to a home on Shinn Creek Lane on Monday where a homeowner’s dog was attacked by a raccoon. The dog was current on its rabies vaccination. However the dog's owner was notified of possible exposure to the virus from handling the dog. Full story...
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Fourth rabies case of year reported in New Hanover County

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New Hanover County Animal Control Services has confirmed the fourth case of rabies for the year. ACS officers were called to a Rabbit Run Road residence on Saturday where a wild raccoon had fought with the homeowner's dogs Full story...
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Rabies case confirmed in Brunswick County

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The first case of rabies has been confirmed in Brunswick County for 2011. Today, a fox was attacked and killed by three dogs in the Supply area on Creekwood Court. The fox was sent to the State Lab in Raleigh for testing. The results came back positive for rabies. Full story...
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Free rabies clinic Saturday

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There have been two confirmed cases of rabies in New Hanover County this year. You can do your part this weekend to keep your pets safe. Full story...
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Rabies case confirmed in New Hanover County

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New Hanover County Animal Control Services has confirmed the second case of rabies for the year. Last Friday, ACS was notified that a Bittern Court resident had shot and killed a raccoon that had wandered onto the property. The homeowner also reported handling the carcass without protective gloves. Full story...
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Rabies case confirmed in New Hanover County

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The first rabies case of the year has been confirmed in a stray cat in New Hanover County. NHC Animal Control officers were called to the Bryan Road area of Wilmington on March 19. The cat was taken to an area veterinarian and treated for what appeared to be injuries from a dog fight. Full story...
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Hundreds of pets and people are now protected from a deadly disease. Full story...
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13th rabies case identified in New Hanover County

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A New Hanover County resident has been notified of a possible rabies exposure after another rabid raccoon was found last week. Animal Control Services confirmed the resident’s dog fought and killed the raccoon Thursday evening. The dog was current on its rabies vaccination. Full story...
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Eighth rabies case identified in New Hanover County

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New Hanover County Animal Control Services authorities have confirmed the eighth case of rabies so far this year. On September 1, a Canterbury Road resident reported she had been attacked and bitten by a fox as she was getting into her car. Full story...
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Third rabies case reported in New Hanover County

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Animal control authorities say the third confirmed case of rabies for 2010 in New Hanover County occurred when a pet dog fought with a raccoon at a Middle Sound Loop Road residence. Full story...
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Family learns painful lesson about rabies vaccination

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video Mike and Sandra Brown had to say goodbye to their precious cleetis Wednesday. The two-and-a-half-year-old German Shepard/hound mix got in a fight in his own yard with a rabid raccoon. Full story...
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