Rabies can infect any warm-blooded animal.
Rabies is a vaccine-preventable viral disease that occurs in more than 150 countries and territories.
Dogs are the main source of human rabies deaths, contributing up to 99% of all rabies transmissions to humans.
40% of people bitten by suspect rabid animals are children under 15 years of age.
There is no cure for rabies, and it is almost always fatal. Once clinical signs occur, an infected animal usually dies within five days.
The only way to test for rabies is by examination of the brain tissue of a dead animal. There is no way to test for rabies infection in a live animal.
An infected animal can only transmit rabies after the onset of clinical signs.
Make sure your pet is up to date with their rabies vaccinations. We offer free rabies to our clients. THIS IS BY APPOINTMENT ONLY. Call 033 343 4316
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