Rabies continues to pop up in Pueblo, and it may be the worst seen in the state this year. Those at the health department say 19 animals, including bats, skunks, and foxes, have tested positive for rabies so far this year, and the total for all of 2011 was only... more »
Three skunks have tested positive for rabies in Pueblo.
Public Health Department officials announced Wednesday that these are the first skunks to test positive in Pueblo County this year.
Skunks positive with rabies were found at Garland Road on the Mesa, on Paloma Place and Roselawn Road in... more »
Pet owners are being urged to vaccinate their pets against rabies--after several skunks tested positive for the disease in Pueblo County this year. Two of the three skunks were found on Pueblo's east side.
Health experts says it's important for the public to be aware about this issue, because... more »
Colorado State University veterinarians say that now rabies vaccinations aren't just for dogs and cats, they are now recommending that livestock be vaccinated for rabies due to an increased number of infected skunks in the state.
While bats have spread rabies in Colorado for many years, rabies spread through... more »
Idaho is enlisting badgers and skunks in its fight against pelicans that are eating too many sport fish and hurting sensitive populations of Yellowstone cutthroat trout. Idaho Department of Fish and Game managers released three badgers and two skunks last week on Gull Island in southeastern Idaho's Blackfoot Reservoir. Last... more »
An unusual pest is making its presence known in a Bronx, New York neighborhood.
Dozens of skunks have taken up residence at a local apartment complex.
Residents aren't sure where the animals came from, but the rodents' smell is certainly a reminder that they are there.
One... more »
A skunk in search of a snack got himself into trouble in Colorado Springs Tuesday morning.
The Colorado Division of Wildlife received a call that a skunk had a jar stuck on his head. Lucky them! Two wildlife officers went to the scene near Las Vegas and Royer Streets... more »
Six rabid skunks have been found in El Paso County this summer, the first such discoveries since 1970. The county Department of Health and Environment reported the three latest cases on Monday. Statewide, 26 rabid skunks have been reported so far this year. Only 18 total were reported in Colorado... more »