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Police: Skunk tests positive for rabies in Early

EARLY, Texas - The Early Police Department was notified on Wednesday of a confirmed rabies case involving a skunk.

The skunk was located on the 1000 block of Sherry Lane within the past week and the animal did have contact with a dog, according to a release Early Police Chief David Mercer sent on Thursday.

Mercer said the dog was quarantined and currently doesn't show any signs of an infection.

Early Police wants to remind the public that it is against the law to shoot a firearm within city limits and to notify them of any sick animal they come in contact with so that the appropriate action is taken.


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