Raccoon tests positive for rabies in western Henrico

HENRICO, VA (WWBT) - On Wednesday, Henrico County Animal Protection Police received a call for service in the 9300 block of Coleson Road in Glen Allen for a dog killing a raccoon.

When the officer arrived, he found the raccoon in the backyard of the residence.  Owner's sheppard/lab mix did have a valid rabies shot.  Raccoon was submitted to the State Lab for testing and positive results were received on Friday.

The Health Department and the owners of the dog have been notified.  The dog will be quarantined at the owner's home.  There are no other know exposures at this time.

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