Rabies is here and it has become a REAL threat to both Pueblo County residents and their pets. Pueblo Animal Services and the Pueblo City-County Health Department remind individuals that vaccination against rabies is mandatory for all dogs and cats in Pueblo County.
RABID SKUNK IN CONTACT WITH PETS IN CITY OF PUEBLO
20th Street and Court Street on the north side of Pueblo
Environmental Health Director Health Maio stated, "In order to protect the community as we see more and more rabid skunks in Pueblo, it is important pet owners take individual responsibility to vaccinate their pets and follow the licensing and leash laws."
Rabid skunks have been picked up by the Pueblo City-County Health Department near Mineral Palace Park and Lake Minnequa this week in Pueblo.
Call and report skunks you see during day-light hours:
Weekdays US Department of Agriculture (719) 250-9035