Henrico County, Va. (WTVR)—A positive rabies identification has been made in Eastern Henrico County, leaving two dogs quarantined.
Police said that on Thursday, July 26, Henrico Police Animal Protection received a call for service for a raccoon that attacked two dogs in the 7500 block of Ansley Road.
The dogs killed the raccoon and a positive result for rabies was received after the raccoon was tested.
The dogs involved in the incident did not have a valid rabies vaccination and have been quarantined for 45 days. There were no other human or animal exposures reported, said police.
In a press release, Henrico Police Animal Protection reminded everyone to be sure to keep their pets’ rabies vaccinations current to ensure the safety of their pets and the community.
A abnormal wildlife behavior can be reported to the Henrico Police Non-Emergency Communications Center at (804) 501-5000.