A skunk. (Credit: JEAN-CHRISTOPHE VERHAEGEN/AFP/Getty Images)

Skunk Tests Positive For Rabies In Rockland County

A skunk in Clarkstown has tested positive for rabies after coming into contact with a dog belonging to an area resident, Rockland County health officials said Wednesday.


Gray Fox (file / credit: Wikipedia)

Rabies Alert Issued In Westchester County After 25 Cases Reported

There have been 25 rabies cases in Westchester County this year – the most in the state.


A raccoon is seen on a golf course - Lake Buena Vista, FL - Nov 12, 2009 - Photo: Sam Greenwood/Getty Images

Pet Owners On Alert For Rabies In North Jersey

Fair Lawn’s health officer is sounding the alarm.


Skunks are seen at the Tierpark Friedrichsfelde Zoo - Berlin, Germany - Jun 15, 2010 - Photo: BARBARA SAX/AFP/Getty Images

Skunks Making A Big Stink In New York City

It’s a sight many New Yorkers don’t expect to see.