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Animals That Expose Others To Rabies

Management of animals that potentially expose humans and/or domestic animals to rabies:

Type of animal Action Taken
High risk wildlife:bat, fox, raccoon, skunk, woodchuck, wildlife hybrid, coyote Submit the head for HETL testing (exception: can submit entire bat)
Other wild mammals (exotics, deer, etc) Call Maine CDC at 1-800-821-5821 for guidance
Owned dogs, cats and ferrets that appear healthy Confine and observe for 10 days regardless of vaccination status
Domestic livestock (horse, sheep, goat, cattle, swine etc) that appear healthy Call Maine CDC for guidance
Domestic animal with signs suggestive of rabies Submit the head to HETL for rabies testing
Small rodents or rabbits Neither testing nor confinement needed unless special circumstances; call Maine CDC for guidance
Stray dogs, cats and ferrets Submit the animal head to HETL for rabies testing, or confine and observe for 10 days if town / facility is willing

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