Posts Tagged ‘rabies’

Hunt for Raccoon Guy Still On

The hunt for a man who stumbled upon a (most likely) oddly-behaving, perhaps even frothing, raccoon in the 1300 block of Shepherd Street NW last week—and carried it around for a while—is still on. The D.C. Department of Health (DOH) is searching for the man because the raccoon had rabies, and the man may be [...]

D.C. Health Department Seeks Man Who Carried Around Rabid Raccoon

The D.C. Department of Health is worried about a man who picked up a raccoon on March 18. The encounter has prompted the distribution of a strangely worded flier, which comes to us via Prince of Petworth.

Shots Mired: Rabies Vaccine Hard to Get in D.C., U.S

The dog standing about eye-level to an elementary school-age child appeared to be leashed as it sipped water on a sidewalk in Dupont Circle. Corrine Johnson quickly learned the dog was only next to the leash, not attached to it.
In one second she saw the dog in the corner of her eye and in the [...]