Rabid coyote attacks dog, owner in Overlea

OVERLEA, MD—Health officials are warning local residents after a rabid coyote attacked a dog and its owner in Overlea this week. The incident occurred on Thursday, October 21, in Holt Park, near Overlea High School and Elmwood Elementary School. The coyote was captured and has tested positive for rabies. The animal has since been euthanized. Rabies is a serious infection […]

Health officials searching for man who removed rabid raccoon from Baltimore County road

TOWSON, MD – Officials with the Baltimore County Department of Health are attempting to locate a man who removed a rabid raccoon from a Baltimore County roadway. On Friday, August 16, police responded to a call about a raccoon that was hit by a car on Slade Avenue in Pikesville (21208). The raccoon has tested positive for rabies and health […]

Rabid raccoon found in Carney

CARNEY, MD – The Baltimore County Department of Health is warning local residents after officials recovered a rabid raccoon this week. The dead animal was found in the 2700-block of Summit Avenue at Strabane Court (21234) on the evening of Wednesday, May 8, 2019. The animal tested positive for rabies. If you, your pet, or anyone you know has recently […]

Spring 2018 rabies clinic coming to Nottingham area in May

The Baltimore County Department of Health’s Department of Animal Services will be holding low-cost animal rabies vaccination clinics in the Nottingham area. Vaccinations will cost $8 per animal and will include a microchip with lifetime registration and an initial Baltimore County license. Eligible pets include dogs, cats, and ferrets that are at least 12 weeks old and properly secured on […]

Rabid cat found in Parkville

Officials are investigating after a rabid animal was found in Parkville last week. Baltimore County Councilman David Marks said on Monday that the Baltimore County Department of Health confirmed that it recovered a laboratory-confirmed rabid cat from 2nd Avenue on Thursday, August 18. The recovered cat was a white and brown tabby. If you, anyone you know or your pet […]