Fifth case of rabies in Bandera County found in raccoon


BANDERA COUNTY – The Bandera County Sheriff’s Office announced that on Wednesday, July 3, their office was notified of a raccoon that tested positive for the rabies virus, bringing this year’s total cases to five in Bandera County.

BCSO stated that the incident occurred in the 200 block of Doe Creek Road in Bandera.

“Area residents are asked to be extremely cautious around wild animals, and to closely monitor their pets,” said Bandera officials. “This includes no outside feeding and no handling of any animal that has not been vaccinated against the rabies virus.”

Contact Bandera County dispatch at 830-796-3771 if anyone sees or suspects an animal of being rabid.



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