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Rabid Skunk Found In Waterford

Skunk Found Near Fog Plain Road

A skunk found near Fog Plain Road has tested positive Tuesday for rabies, according to the Ledge Light Health District.

The district is encouraging all dog owners to ensure their dogs get their rabies shots. If anybody has any concerns, they can contact the Ledge Light Health District at 860-448-4882 or the Animal Control Officer at 860-442-9451.

Elaine Gagnier May 01, 2012 at 11:02 PM
Yesterday ( April 30th), I witness a Town of Wtfd worker in the front yard of the Quaker Hill Baptist Church and he was carrying a bloody ( appeared to be ) dead skunk on a shovel and headed to a Town pick up truck. It was stinking to the high heaven .. I wonder if that was a rabid skunk because I do not think that it is a usual thing for a skunk to be out roaming around in the daytime. Do you know of this ?
Waterford Guy May 02, 2012 at 11:13 AM
The Governor was down on Fog Plain road yesterday?
Dave Lersch May 02, 2012 at 10:20 PM
With all the reported cases rabies cases recently, what is the health district planning to do? Feeding wild animals in a common location and leaving pet food outside are certainly bad practices that could expose healthy critters to infected ones.

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