Rabid raccoon found in Danville

DANVILLE, Va. (AP) — The Virginia Department of Health is urging residents of a Danville neighborhood to get their pets vaccinated after a raccoon tested positive for rabies.

WDBJ-TV (http://bit.ly/UjW7ml ) reports that the raccoon was recently found on Westover Drive.

The health department says the raccoon could have come in contact with dogs, cats or other animals in the neighborhood.

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Information from: WDBJ-TV, http://www.wdbj7.com/

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