Rabid skunk attacks dogs in Keeseville

Second case of rabid animal in Clinton County

— Thursday Oct. 4, Beekmantown Fire Station, Tuesday Oct. 9 at the Morrisonville Fire Station, Wednesday Oct 10 Keeseville Fire Station, Thursday Oct. 11 Ellenburg Fire Station Tuesday Oct. 16 Peru Fire Station Thursday Oct. 18 Chazy Fire Station, Tuesday Oct. 23 Keeseville Fire Station.

All pets must be at least 3 months old to be vaccinated for their initial rabies vaccination, be revaccinated a year later, then at least every three years after for the rest of their life. The clinics are free for Clinton County residents, with donations accepted. All animals must be on a leash or in a carrier to be admitted to the clinic. This is for the safety of the clinic workers, the pets and other pets in attendance.

To report a suspected rabid animal call the Clinton County Health Department at 565-4870 or Essex County Health Department at 873-3500. For more information, call 565-4870 or visit www.clintonhealth.org.

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