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Posted on: August 18, 2017

[ARCHIVED] State Confirms Bat Tests Positive for Rabies

bat photo Texas Department of Health and Human Services

City of Allen Animal Control received confirmation from the Texas Department of Zoonosis that a bat found on August 15, in the area of Carlton Drive and Streams Way (northeast Allen), tested positive for rabies.

The bat was turned in deceased to Allen Animal Control and sent to the state for testing. Allen Animal Control received the confirmation on Wednesday, August 18 that the bat was positive for rabies.

If you suspect your pet could have come in contact with the bat, please contact Allen Animal Control 214.509.4378 or your veterinarian.

Citizens are asked to contact Allen Animal Control if they see animals acting strangely and should not try to approach the animals.

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