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Lapsed rabies vaccine forces euthanasia of dog after skunk bite

Animal Health SmartBrief | Oct 24, 2014

A 10-year-old Brockton, Mass., schnauzer mix whose rabies vaccine expired two weeks earlier was euthanized after a skunk that bit it tested positive for the disease. "It is really sad. My heart goes out to the animal's owner. But those two weeks make the animal not covered," said Animal Inspector Megan Hanrahan, urging pet owners to ensure that vaccinations are kept current. Enterprise (Brockton, Mass.), The (10/22)


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