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Rabies Cases in Maine and New Brunswick Closely Monitored by Officials

Rabies Cases in Maine and New Brunswick Closely Monitored by Officials

| April 24, 2015

A recent increase in rabies cases in eastern Washington County and Western New Brunswick has government agencies trying to pinpoint and eradicate the disease. Since January 1st, 2015 (this year) there has been an increase in a specific type of Rabies along the US-Canadian border, concentrated mostly in Western New Brunswck. Richard Chipman, Rabies Management […]

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Pet Vaccination Rates

Pet Vaccination Rates

| July 11, 2012

We all love our pets– but we’re not all getting them vaccinated. In fact, the state’s top veterinarian says the pet vaccination rates are FAR TOO LOW!  But the big question is why?  Dick Palm checked in with a local animal hospital to find out what they had to say about the issue and why […]

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Warm Weather Increases Rabies

Warm Weather Increases Rabies

| February 20, 2012 | 0 Comments

Maine has had 11 confirmed rabies cases in January, which is substantially higher than the January 2011 total of one confirmed case.  Fortunately none of the cases, so far, have been here in Aroostook County. NewsSource 8 reporter Kelly O’Mara spoke with a local vet to see what people can do to keep their pets […]

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