Rabid bat found in Friendswood subdivision

September 2, 2010 3:28:59 AM PDT
A dead bat in Friendswood has tested positive for rabies. A resident in the Forest of Friendswood subdivision discovered the bat next to a dog bowl last week. A preliminary report by the state health department indicates the bat was rabid. It's unknown whether the bat came in contact with the dog. The pet received a rabies shot and will be isolated at home as a precaution.

You can read more about this story in The Friendswood Journal. It's one of our Houston Community Newspaper partners.


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