MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Authorities in St. Cloud are telling residents to be sure their pets are vaccinated after a third skunk found recently tested positive Friday for rabies.
The city says its Animal Control Division reported capturing the skunk on the city’s south side. It’s the third skunk to have tested positive for rabies in the past three weeks.READ MORE: Marcus Foligno's Goal Sends Wild To 4-3 OT Win Against Blackhawks
The skunk had several encounters with dogs. But the dogs’ owners told authorities that their pets are up-to-date on vaccinations.READ MORE: In Playoffs, Packers Fall To 49ers At Lambeau Field
The skunk had no contact with humans.MORE NEWS: More Than 400 Crashes & Spinouts On Minnesota Roads Amid Saturday's Snow
If you are bitten by an animal, seek medical attention, especially if you come in contact with their saliva. Also, tell children not to touch unfamiliar animals, wild or domestic.