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When you think of rabies, you probably picture an angry, growling dog foaming at the mouth and aggressively advancing on all who come near him.  While the drool, the frothing mouth, and the angry disposition are an accurate representation of a typical case of rabies, there's more that you should know.


Rabies is something you DON'T want your pet to end up with.  It can affect all mammals.  Always fatal, rabies is a viral infection that affects your pet's brain and central nervous system (CNS).  Primarily spread through the bite of infected animals such as foxes, raccoons, bats, and skunks, rabies is a zoonotic infection that can affect all mammals, meaning it can be transmitted to humans.  Vaccinated your pet's yearly to protect them from diseases.