6th Rabid Skunk Found in Pueblo County This Year

By: KKTV News Email
By: KKTV News Email

For the 6th time this year, a skunk found in Pueblo County has tested positive for rabies.

The Health Department says it was found on the porch of a home at Gale Road and 28th Lane.

Their recommendations:

- Vaccinate pets and livestock.
- Stay away from wild mammals, especially animals displaying unnatural behavior during daylight hours
- Report suspected rabid animals to Pueblo animal Services at (719)544-3005.

A link to a map of all rabid skunks found in Pueblo is below.


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  • by Cheryl Location: Pueblo on Jun 14, 2011 at 05:42 AM
    People, businesses, news agency and advertisers no longer proof read. "a rabid skunk found in pueblo County has tested postive for rabies" should read "a skunk found in Pueblo County has tested postivie for rabies". The ability to hit that "send" button has ruined the quality of news available while, at the same time, dramatically increasing the quantity.
  • by Mulligans Location: Colorado on Jun 13, 2011 at 11:39 PM
    Oh, I see we've given up mastering the art of capitalization. "their recommendations:...."
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