Current version of the rabies map for Pennsylvania

Attached you will find the most current version of the rabies map for Pennsylvania.  As always you can go to our website at www.agriculture.state.pa.us to access more information about rabies.  You can also go to the Centers for Disease website at www.cdc.gov. Click to Download Map   Sarah E. Yurisic | Domestic Animal Health Inspector PA Department of Agriculture |…

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

October 29, 2014   ***Rabies Alert*** Venango County Raccoon Tests Positive for Rabies   Location – Kibbe Road, Tionesta, President Township, Venango County   Summary –A woman heard animals fighting at four in the morning outside her home.  Once it was daylight she went to investigate and found a raccoon sitting in her driveway with porcupine quills…

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

October 23, 2014   ***Rabies Alert*** Venango County Skunk Tests Positive for Rabies   Location – Stewart Run Road, Tionesta, President Township, Venango County   Summary –A husband and wife broke up a fight between their dog and a skunk.  The skunk ran away.  Later in the evening the skunk came back and began circling the house. …

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January – September 2014 Pennsylvania rabies map.

Attached you will find the January – September 2014 Pennsylvania rabies map.  Additional rabies information can be found at www.agriculture.state.pa.us.

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Sarah E. Yurisic | Domestic Animal Health Inspector

PA Department of Agriculture | Bureau of Animal Health & Diagnostic Services

13410 Dunham Road | Meadville, PA 16335

Phone: 814.332.6890 | Fax: 814.333.1431

www.agriculture.state.pa.us

Tenth Pennsylvania Captive Deer Tests Positive for Chronic Wasting Disease

News for Immediate Release   Oct. 21, 2014   Tenth Pennsylvania Captive Deer Tests Positive for Chronic Wasting Disease   Harrisburg – The Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture today announced a tenth captive deer has tested positive for Chronic Wasting Disease in Pennsylvania since the disease was discovered on a captive deer farm in 2012.   The…

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

October 21, 2014   ***Rabies Alert*** Crawford County Raccoon Tests Positive for Rabies   Location – Market Street, Meadville, City of Meadville, Crawford County   Summary –A man was in the yard of his apartment building raking leaves when a raccoon came into the yard.  The raccoon was unafraid of humans and was making chirping and purring…

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GAME COMMISSION OFFERS ADVICE TO HUNTERS HEADED OUT OF STATE

GAME COMMISSION OFFERS ADVICE TO HUNTERS HEADED OUT OF STATE HARRISBURG – With thousands of Pennsylvania hunters heading off to hunt big game in other states and Canadian provinces, Pennsylvania Game Commission Executive Director Carl G. Roe reminds hunters that, in an effort to prevent the introduction of Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) into the Commonwealth,…

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What Every Taxidermist Should Know About Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD)

What Every Taxidermist Should Know About Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD)  What is Chronic Wasting Disease? CWD is a member of the TSE (Transmissible Spongiform Encephalopathy) family of diseases that includes BSE (Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy or Mad Cow Disease in cattle), CJD (Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease in humans), and Scrapie in sheep and goats. It was first recognized…

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