Rabies Warning for Kendall Area

As of March 4th, two raccoons in the Kendall area have tested positive for rabies.  The first attacked a cat and its owner a week earlier, and the 2nd was struck and killed by a car.

It is advisable for all pet and animal owners to make sure your critters are up to date on their rabies vaccines.

Kendall area residents should stay away from any wild animals, including bats, foxes, skunks, otters, bobcats and coyotes. Residents should call 311 if they think an animal is rabid or if their pet is bitten.

Below is a map of the Rabies Warning Area.  Click here for more local information.

For further information on rabies, go to floridahealth.gov or call the Florida Department of Health in Miami-Dade County at 305-324-2400, or Miami-Dade County Animal Services at 311.



 

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