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Rabies (INACTIVE)

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  • Rescued fox pup euthanized for fear of rabies

    Rescued fox pup euthanized for fear of rabies
    A baby fox rescued Tuesday night from a storm drain in Edgewood by a well-meaning group of Harford County firefighters was later euthanized so it could be tested for rabies — though the disease was not ultimately found. The decision — which...
  • Authorities too quick to kill fox

    Authorities too quick to kill fox
    I was absolutely appalled at reading that the dear baby fox who was rescued by concerned firefighters was euthanized for fear of rabies ("Rescued fox pup put down for fear of rabies," May 5). This baby fox was given a second chance at life when it was...
  • Health agency mishandled baby fox

    Health agency mishandled baby fox
    I initially loved The Sun's story about the baby fox rescue, although it's ironic the firefighters were the ones who ended up helping, being unable to get hold of people and agencies who are supposed to be there. But I was horrified by how it all...
  • Rabid raccoon attacks man in Ocean City

    Rabid raccoon attacks man in Ocean City
    A man in north Ocean City was attacked on Tuesday by a raccoon that later tested positive for rabies. According to the Worcester County Health Department, a citizen reported the attack by "an aggressive raccoon" near Northside Park at 125th Street and...
  • Health officials warn of possible rabies exposure at Ravens game

    Health officials warn of possible rabies exposure at Ravens game
    State health officials are warning fans who were at Friday's Ravens game of a possible exposure to rabies via a bat. A bat landed on a person sitting in section 500 of M&T Bank Stadium as the Ravens played the Detroit Lions in a preseason game, officials...
  • Charges coming against suspected animal hoarders, county says

    Charges are expected to be brought within a week to 10 days against the owners of a Forest Hill home where as many as 150 animals, dead and alive, were found following a fire late Monday night. "It's not if charges will be filed, it's what charges we are...
  • No raccoon rabies vaccine baiting in Anne Arundel this year

    For the first year in more than a decade, no rabies vaccine baits will be placed in Anne Arundel, after the county was cut from the federal program, according to county health officials. The project used a county police helicopter and volunteers to...
  • Animal activities aid Finksburg's Misfits sanctuary

    Two upcoming events — both of them outside Carroll County — will benefit the Finksburg-based Misfits Animal Sanctuary. Misfits works to provide a sanctuary for abused and neglected animals, finding homes through adoption and connecting people...
  • 25 years ago: Harford gearing up for July 4th in Bel Air, Kingsville, HdG

    From The Aegis dated July 2, 1987: With just a few days to go, Harford County was gearing up for the Fourth of July celebrations 25 years ago. Bel Air was kicking off the Independence Day holiday with the pancake breakfast and a day full of events,...
  • First round of Harford rabies vaccination clinic 'big success,' more clinics this Sunday

    First round of Harford rabies vaccination clinic 'big success,' more clinics this Sunday
    Health officials in Harford County say they are concerned about a cyclical rise in rabies cases showing up in the county. While the numbers are nothing like those in the mid-1980s, when reported rabies cases in Harford topped the entire United States, it...
  • Datebook

    Sunday, Sept. 16 Plant sale Adkins Arboretum's annual Fall Native Plant Sale takes place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Native Plant Nursery, 12610 Eveland Road in Ridgely. The sale benefits the Arboretum's education programs. Information: 410-634-2847 or...
  • World Rabies Day observed with pet vaccination clinic

    Calling attention to 2012 World Rabies Day, the Harford County Health Department is collaborating with international rabies experts and 4 Paws Spa and Training Center Inc., a local business in Forest Hill, to offer a low cost pet rabies vaccination clinic...