Two More Rabies Cases Confirmed in North Richland Hills

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    The city of North Richland Hills confirms two more cases of rabies within city limits.

    The City of North Richland Hills confirms two more cases of rabies within city limits.

    According to the Texas Department of State Health Services Zoonosis Control, a skunk, which was removed from the 7800 block of Ember Oaks Drive on May 29, has tested positive for the disease.

    Another skunk, removed from the 7900 block of Woodland Drive has also tested positive. A third skunk tested positive for rabies earlier in the month of May.

    Symptoms of a rabid skunk include crusty eyes, disorientation, staggering and aggressive behavior. Residents are being reminded to vaccinate their pets against rabies.

    You can also report sick or injured animals to the NRH Animal Adoption & Rescue Center at 817-427-6570.