Allen Animal Control is making neighbors aware of a bat which tested positive for rabies. The bat was found in the backyard of a home on Lehigh Lane in the Shaddock Park neighborhood. One domestic dog was exposed to the bat. It is now being quarantined until Animal Control can confirm it was not infected.
Please protect your pets by keeping them up to date on rabies vaccinations. If you believe your pet has been exposed to sick wildlife, contact your veterinarian. If you notice wild animals who look ill or behave strangely, report them to Animal Control at 214.509.4378.