Warning: Drought Increases Rabies Risk For Pets, PeopleAnimal bites are already more common during summer because everyone spends more time outside, but the drought exacerbates the rabies risk.
2 Bats Test Positive For Rabies In Sonoma CountyTwo bats found in Windsor and Sebastopol tested positive for rabies the first week in April, the Sonoma County Department of Health Services said Friday.
Fourth Rabid Bat Found In Alameda CountyA fourth bat found in Alameda County this month has tested positive for rabies, county health officials said Thursday.
Sick Bat Picked Up By Dog In Fremont Park Tests Positive For Rabies; 2nd Found This MonthA second bat found in Fremont has tested positive for rabies, police announced Tuesday.
Rabid Dead Bat Found At Fremont Community CenterA bat found at a Fremont community center last week tested positive for rabies, Alameda County Public Health Department officials announced Wednesday.
Love Stinks! Especially If You Are A Skunk And It's Mating SeasonIt's mating season for skunks in the Bay Area. Hold your nose!
Eliminating Dogs As The Reservoir For Rabies OutbreaksThere have been some widespread rabies outbreaks around the world and it’s getting recognition partly because of the recent Chinese government killing of 5,000 dogs in one city after five people were diagnosed with the disease.
Skunk Killed By Dog Tests Positive For Rabies, First Case In Monterey CountyPolice are warning Marina residents of a dead skunk found in a city neighborhood that tested positive for rabies last week.
NorCal Drought Forcing Rabid Skunks Into Populated AreasRabid skunks are on the rise and have been spotted in high numbers in Northern California. They are more aggressive and some have even gone after dogs.
Bat Found Along Los Gatos Trail Tests Positive For RabiesThe Santa Clara County Public Health Department has issued a notice to hikers in Los Gatos that a bat found near a trail has tested positive for the rabies virus, a deputy health officer said.
Contra Costa County Man's Death Confirmed To Be From Rabid BatHealth officials have confirmed that a 34-year-old man’s death in July stemmed from his contact with a rabid bat in Contra Costa County earlier this year.
Animal Update: Rabies Signs And Preventative MeasuresWe don't hear all that much about rabies these days, but it's still a relevant issue for pets and their owners.