Rabies Threat in Wakulla County

Posted at 11:53 PM, Jan 13, 2016
and last updated 2016-01-14 01:22:04-05

WAKULLA CO., Fla. (WTXL) - Health officials are urging residents in Wakulla County to avoid wild and stray animals, after there have been more reports of rabies in the area.

Here are some steps they recommend to help protect you and your family:

1. Keep rabies vaccinations up to date for all pets.

2. Keep your pets under supervision so they do not come in contact with wild animals.

3. Do not leave garbage cans open outside because that may attract wild animals.

They're asking if your pet has unusual behavior, call Wakulla Animal Services at (850) 926-0902.