Another rabid skunk found in Varina

HENRICO, VA (WWBT) - On Friday, Henrico Police Animal Protection report they received a call for service for a skunk attacking two dogs in a pen in the 5400 block of White Oak Circle in Varina.

When the officer arrived they were advised that the skunk had jumped into the dog's pen around 11:30 p.m. and was killed by the dogs.  The skunk was submitted to the State Lab for testing and positive test results for rabies were received this morning.

The Health Department and the owner of the dogs have been notified.  The dogs will be quarantined at the owner's home.  There are no other known exposures.

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