***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…

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***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. …

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***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…

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***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…

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PENNSYLVANIA TO EMPLOY NEW CWD TESTING INITIATIVE

PENNSYLVANIA TO EMPLOY NEW CWD TESTING INITIATIVE Game Commission sampling as many deer as possible within 11 townships in Bedford and Blair counties.   The Pennsylvania Game Commission will be increasing efforts to sample white-tailed deer for chronic wasting disease (CWD) during the upcoming general firearms deer season. In addition to continuing with established CWD…

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