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Local shelter takes rabies precautions

Published 04/09/2010, The Jamestown Sun

A North Dakota shelter will likely euthanize about 20 animals soon after a rabies exposure, but officials here say similar situations haven’t happened here. Health officials in Grand Forks this month recommended the Circle of Friends Humane Society euthanize about 20 dogs after a stray with rabies was taken in at the shelter. Because the animal had direct contact with others, about 20 other dogs may also need to be euthanized, according to Grand Forks Herald reports. Fourteen other dogs had been adopted and may also need euthanization.

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