Health officials in Marion County report a raccoon in Reddick has tested positive for rabies. People who live or work in the Reddick area (particularly those who live south of Northwest 120th Street, west of Northwest 75th Avenue, north of Northwest 100th Street and east of Northwest 90th Avenue, should
This week, Polk County Sheriff’s Office Animal Control responded Towering Pines Drive in Lakeland, in reference to a fight between a dog and a raccoon. The owner of the dachshund separated the two animals and confined the raccoon until Animal Control responded and took it into custody. The raccoon was
The Florida Department of Health in Polk County (DOH-Polk) issued a rabies alert for the Bartow and Loughman areas in response to raccoons that have tested positive for rabies last week. All residents and visitors in Polk County should be aware that rabies is present in the wild animal population,
The Polk County Sheriff’s Office Animal Control Section confirmed on Wednesday, November 13, 2019, the ninth positive rabies case in Polk County for the year. On Monday, November 11, 2019, PCSO received a call from a resident in southeast Bartow whose two dogs had cornered a raccoon in her backyard.
Hillsborough County health officials have reported the first confirmed case of rabies for 2019 in Hillsborough County in a raccoon in the area of Frost Aster Drive in Riverview. On Tuesday, October 15, a man found a raccoon attacking his dog. The dog was taken to a nearby veterinary clinic