Frederick County Dog Found To Have Rabies

FREDERICK, Md. (AP) — Frederick County health officials say a dog has been found to have rabies — the first such case in a county dog in 13 years.

Authorities said a stray pit bull-Chihuahua mix was sent for testing after it bit to adults in Ijamsville.

Officials say the dog was found on a farmette, and livestock there are under a six-month quarantine.

Residents are urged to get their pets vaccinated and to call Animal Control if they see an animal acting strangely.

(Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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