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Rabies is Active in Ontario: 400 cases!

Despite a lot of efforts to limit the spread, Rabies remains to be very active in Ontario. Since December 2015, there have been 400 cases of raccoon rabies in Hamilton and surrounding areas. The affected animals were raccoons and skunks, but also two cats, one red fox and one llama. Rabies is slowly spread by infected animals and 17 cases … Read More »

Wildlife rabies baiting in Ontario

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry has launched a larger annual rabies vaccination bait drop program across southwestern Ontario to combat this year’s increase in the number of cases. Throughout the summer and fall, rabies vaccine baiting took place in the Stratford area and the Greater Golden Horseshoe. Baits were dropped by helicopter in Brantford, Hamilton and Burlington in … Read More »

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