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Why is Rabies So Lethal?

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Protecting your pet from rabies is an important part of being a responsible pet owner. Rabies is a viral infection that attacks the central nervous system of mammals, and dogs are especially susceptible to this deadly disease

 

The virus is transmitted through saliva and typically spread by the bite of an infected animal. The only cure is in prevention, continue to read below to understand the importance of vaccinating your dog against rabies. 

 

If you believe your dog has been bitten by an infected animal, contact your vet immediately. Hesitation will lead to the death of your loved one. Dogs that have rabies will show the following symptoms:

 

If you believe your dog has been bitten by an animal that might be carrying rabies, contact your vet immediately. Hesitation will lead to the death of your loved one. Dogs that have rabies will show the following symptoms:

 

  • Foaming and excessive drool in the mouth
  • Unusual aggression 
  • Difficulty swallowing water
  • Seizures & paralysis

 

If your dog displays any of the above symptoms, contact your veterinarian immediately.

 

Get Your Dog’s Core Vaccines At Story Road Animal Hospital

At Story Road Animal Hospital, we are committed to ensuring your companion receives the top-notch care they deserve to thrive. With our skilled and compassionate team, we guarantee to provide quick and loving service while ensuring your pet is comfortable for the entirety of their stay. Don’t hesitate to call us today to schedule an appointment for your puppy’s core vaccines.

 

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