What a scary situation. Have you ever seen a rabid animal around Western New York? Do you know how to tell if an animal is rabid or not? One woman encountered a rabid animal and it ran up and bit her. It was all caught on tape.
It's something the SPCA of Erie County has to do on a regular basis because of well-meaning people who do more harm because of the actions they take. The SPCA again is warning people not to touch injured or abandoned wild animals because they could have rabies.
A rabies positive bat was found in a house in East Aurora last week. While that might not be shocking in itself, it should cause some concern for pet owners in the area.
Aurora Pet Hospital posted about the finding and encouraged residents in the area who own pets to make sure they are up to date on their rabies vaccinations...