Sarasota, Florida- Protect your pet and your family by making sure your pet is vaccinated against rabies. World Rabies Day is on September 28. Sarasota County's health department is asking farmers to vaccinated farm animals too.
The animal species carrying rabies most often in Florida are raccoons, bats, foxes and unvaccinated outside cats.
According to Sarasota County Animal Services, there were 532 bites from dogs and 174 cat bites reported during the last 12 months.
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