Dog attacked by rabid raccoon in Augusta

Published: Jul. 30, 2018 at 4:03 PM EDT
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Monday, July 30, 2018

AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) -- A dog is under observation after being attacked by a rabid raccoon on Gordon Highway.

The attack happened on July 24th on the 1400 block of Gordon Highway.

According to the Department of Public Health, the dog killed the raccoon. The dead animal has been sent to the Public Health Laboratory in Decatur, Georgia.

The dog was up-to-date on all its rabies vaccinations but remains under observation.