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McDonough, GA 30253
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Tel: (770) 288-7387
Tel: (770) 288-PETS
Fax: (770) 288-7432

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Henry County Animal Care & Control

2012-2013 Rabies Report

208 animal bites were processed from November 2012 to October 2013 (13 less than the previous year.) Of those:

  • 164 dog bites
  • 43 cat bites
  • 1 wild animal to human attack
172 executed 10-day animal quarantines, 83 shelter quarantines and 89 home quarantines. 27 other animals unavailable for testing where the victims were advised to seek medical advice on whether to be treated for possible rabies.

33 animals were submitted for testing. Out of that number:
  • 9 were pets
  • 5 were wild
  • 19 were stays
HCACC had 3 positive cases of rabies, including 2 raccoons and 1 fox.

Three 1-mile area rabies quarantines were issued, with notice to the affected community by way of posted signs, the county website and through rabies alerts via the news media. The three areas included Chafin Drive in Kelleytown, the Bent Arrow subdivision in Stockbridge and John Gardner Drive in McDonough.

Last updated: Wednesday November 06 2013

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