Rabid skunks found in NOTL

Niagara regional public health confirming two cases of rabies in skunks have been found in Niagara on the Lake.

Peter Jekel, Manager of Environmental Health says both skunks were found on Line 9.

One was killed on the road, the other was involved in a confrontation with a dog.

Jekel says its too soon to know if the cases are an extension of an outbreak of rabies in Hamilton or whether this is a new cluster.
 
He has some advice for residents ,get your pets vaccinated and stay away from any wild or stray animals.