***Rabies Alert*** Mercer County Horse Tests Positive for Rabies

October 19, 2016                                                             ***Rabies Alert*** Mercer County Horse Tests Positive for Rabies   Location –Lyons Road, Jackson Center, Lake Township, Mercer County   Summary –A miniature horse was examined by a veterinarian for hind limb paralysis. The horse did not respond to treatment and the paralysis progressed to the forelimbs.  The horse had no…

***Rabies Alert*** Mercer County Raccoon Tests Positive for Rabies

December 23, 2015                                                             ***Rabies Alert*** Mercer County Raccoon Tests Positive for Rabies   Location – Valley Road, Mercer, Jefferson Township, Mercer County   Summary –A women saw her three dogs fighting with a raccoon on her back porch.  She reached down to break up the fight and the raccoon bit her on the thumb. …

***Rabies Alert*** Crawford County Skunk Tests Positive for Rabies

December 9, 2015                                                             ***Rabies Alert*** Crawford County Skunk Tests Positive for Rabies   Location – US HWY 6 & 19, Saegertown, Hayfield Township, Crawford County   Summary –A man was in his bathroom when he heard his dog barking loudly.  When he looked out the window, he saw a skunk attached to his dog’s…

***Rabies Alert*** Mercer County Raccoon Tests Positive for Rabies

December 2, 2015                                                             ***Rabies Alert*** Mercer County Raccoon Tests Positive for Rabies   Location – Anchorage Road, South Pymatuning Township, Sharpsville, Mercer County   Summary – A woman had kept a raccoon as a pet for 7 years in an outdoor enclosure after she found the baby raccoon with its mother who was killed…