World Rabies Day Is September 28th: Vaccinate Your Pets
September 28 is World Rabies Day; U.S. vets are educating pet owners about symptoms and the importance of keeping your pets vaccinated against the disease.
The spread of rabies can be stopped — starting with dogs
The vaccine has been around for more than a century, but approximately 189 people die each day from rabies, which is transmitted primarily through the saliva of infected dogs.
Who can forget the image of poor rabies ridden Cujo in the 1981 thriller? Rabies is deadly and highly contagious but thanks to rabies vaccinations, it is an uncommon affliction.
Dealing with rabies
Rabies is a fatal, viral disease that attacks the brain and the nerves in your dog, and people as well. Most dogs contract rabies through interaction with infected wildlife, such as raccoons, bats, skunks, coyotes, and possums. While most rabies is transmitted through bites from a rabid animal, it can also be spread through contact […]
The importance of vaccinations
Why prevention is the best cure