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Is Rabies Still a Threat to Cats?

We know you love your cat, and vaccinating avoids putting them at an unnecessary risk. Wild animals have been known to get in to houses through an open door, screen or chimney. And if your cat is exposed, the consequences … Continue reading

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Cat tests positive for rabies in Hillsborough

The Florida Department of Health in Hillsborough County, has issued a rabies alert for the area near Mallory Square Drive Tampa. This alert is in response to a cat that tested positive for rabies. All residents of Hillsborough County should … Continue reading

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September 28th is World Rabies Day. Here’s Some Rabies Prevention Tips for Pet Owners.

Rabies Facts There are around 7,000 cases of animal rabies, mostly in wildlife species, reported in the U.S. every year.  These animals can expose humans or pets to rabies. Cats are more likely to be infected with rabies than dogs! … Continue reading

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Rabies Case In Northdale Confirmed; Hillsborough Animal Services To Conduct Limited Trapping

URGENT ALERT! Hillsborough County News August 2, 2013 Contact: Willie Puz, Communications and Digital Media Services, 813-307-8379 (o); 813-546-2086 (c) Based on communications with the state veterinarian from the Florida Department of Health today (Aug. 2) regarding a positive rabies … Continue reading

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