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Positive rabies alert in North Hall

Positive rabies alert in North Hall

Hall County, GA --  (sent by Nikki Young) This is to advise that on April 5 in the Athens Street area of North Hall, there was contact between a raccoon, a man, and two dogs. The raccoon was shipped to the Georgia Public Health Lab – Virology Section in Decatur on April 6. On April 7, Hall County Animal Services was advised that the raccoon was positive for rabies. This is the fifth confirmed case of 2011.

Positive alert signs will be posted in the area where the rabid raccoon was located. If you live in this area or you see an animal acting abnormally in the Athens Street area, contact Hall County Animal Services at 770-531-6830 or during non-working hours call Hall County Dispatch at 770-536-8812.

Animal owners are encouraged to vaccinate their domesticated pets for rabies. Vaccines are available at the Hall County Animal Shelter for $10 Tuesday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., at 1688 Barber Road, Gainesville.

Positive rabies alert in North Hall

NEWS RELEASE
Hall County Government

March 25, 2011

Positive rabies alert in North Hall

This is to advise that on March 23 in the Belton Bridge Rd area of North Hall, there was contact between a fox and a cat. The fox was shipped to the Georgia Public Health Lab – Virology Section in Decatur on March 24. On March 25, Hall County Animal Services was advised that the fox was positive for rabies. This is the fourth confirmed case of 2011.

Positive alert signs will be posted in the area where the rabid fox was located. If you live in this area or you see an animal acting abnormally in the Belton Bridge Rd area, contact Hall County Animal Services at 770-531-6830 or during non-working hours call Hall County Dispatch at 770-536-8812.

Another Positive Rabies Alert

Another Positive Rabies Alert

Hall County, GA--  (submitted by Animal Shelter of Hall County) 

This is to advise that on February 6 in the Meadow Field Trace area of South Hall there was contact between a raccoon and a dog. The raccoon was shipped to the Georgia Public Health Lab – Virology Section in Decatur on February 7. On February 8, Hall County Animal Services was advised that the raccoon was positive for rabies. This is the third confirmed case of 2011.

Positive alert signs will be posted in the area where the rabid raccoon was located. If you live in this area or you see an animal acting abnormally in the Meadow Field Trace area, contact Hall County Animal Services at 770-531-6830 or during non-working hours call Hall County Dispatch at 770-536-8812.

Animal owners are encouraged to vaccinate their domesticated pets for rabies. Vaccines are available at the Hall County Animal Shelter for $10 Tuesday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., at 1688 Barber Road, Gainesville.

Positive Rabies Alert in North Hall, First of 2011

Positive Rabies Alert in North Hall, First of 2011

According to the Hall County Government, on January 11th in the Dawn Ridge area of North Hall, there was contact between a raccoon and a dog. The raccoon was shipped to the Georgia Public Health Lab – Virology Section in Decatur on Jan. 13. On Jan. 14, Hall County Animal Services was advised that the raccoon was positive for rabies. This is the first confirmed case of 2011.

Hall County Animal Shelter offers Holiday Adoption Discounts

Hall County Animal Shelter offers Holiday Adoption Discounts

Gainesville, GA--  The Hall County Animal Shelter and all shelters typically see an increase in adoption rates during the holidays, as families get puppies for Christmas. Because larger dogs tend to get left behind, the Animal Shelter is offering a discounted $50 rate for a limited time (regular is $65). Also, senior citizens can adopt senior pets (over 5 years old) for $50 anytime.

Call 678-450-1587 to learn more, or visit the shelter Tuesday through Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Positive Rabies Alert in South Hall County

Atlanta, GA--  Hall County has announced that there is a positive case of rabies that is being reported from an incident that occured on November 3rd between a skunk and a dog.  The incident happened in the Summerset Drive area of South Hall, and the skunk was shipped to the Georgia Public health Lab in Decatur for further testing.  On November 5th, Hall County was notified that the skunk was positive for rabies.

Positive alert signs will be posted in the area where the rabid skunk was located. If you live in this area or you see an animal acting abnormally in the Summerset Drive area, contact Hall County Animal Services at 770-531-6830 or during non-working hours call Hall County Dispatch at 770-536-8812.

Animal owners are encouraged to vaccinate their domesticated pets for rabies. Vaccines are available at the Hall County Animal Shelter for $10 Tuesday through Friday, 9 a.m.

Metromix Atlanta’s Cutest Dog Contest

Atlanta, GA--  Do you have the cutest dog in Atlanta?  Everyone thinks their pup is the cutest, but now it's time to put your pooch to the test!  Submit your dog’s photo for the Metromix Atlanta's Cutest Dog Contest! Entries will be accepted until September 26, 2010.  Here’s the link to enter: www.atlanta.metromix.com/cutestdogcontest .