Rabies Alert from Leon County Animal Control

The man bitten is undergoing treatment and the dog will be quarantined for 45 days. Now, Leon County Animal Control is reminding people to vaccinate their pets against rabies. Leon County says pets need to be protected from common carriers of rabies such as raccoons, skunks, foxes, coyotes, and bats.

Richard Ziegler, direct of Leon County Animal Control said, "Where ever there's some sort of woods there can be wildlife there and they usually don't come out except at night, so you're less likely to see them, but they can be drawn out."

Leon County Animal Control advises people not to feed wildlife or leave food out for them to find near the community.


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  • by Debby on Mar 3, 2008 at 07:03 AM
    Ali, your Father was very brave. Your english/spelling is irrelevant. Ignore mean people.
  • by Toni Location: Perry on Mar 3, 2008 at 05:59 AM
    Ali, Your comment makes no sense. Did you ever take english or grammar in school?
  • by E Location: Perry on Mar 2, 2008 at 05:39 PM
    Please re read what you type BEFORE you post it.
  • by Ali Stevens Location: 32309 on Mar 1, 2008 at 10:59 AM
    My dad was at the party of which the man who was bitten was at, and he could the fox with a whell barrel. If it wasn't for him then they would had been able to find the cause, and vacination for the man who was bitten.
  • by need input on Mar 1, 2008 at 03:24 AM
    is there any idea what area of town this attack occurred? I don't need to know this poor soul's address, but at least an area would be helpful.
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