Dog to be euthanized after killing rabid skunk

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by 13News Now

WVEC.com

Posted on August 14, 2014 at 12:36 PM

Updated Thursday, Aug 14 at 12:36 PM

ISLE OF WIGHT COUNTY -- A dog will be euthanized after coming in contact with a rabid skunk, Isle of Wight County health officials said Thursday.  

The dog killed the skunk in the Whispering Pines Trail area and was with Animal Control.   Health department officials are warning residents in the neighborhood about the situation and reminding them not to approach or feed any animal they don't know.

Report bites or scratches from strange animals to Animal Control at 757-365-6318 or county health officials at 757-279-3078.

 

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