User uShare Login | Register
Login
Register

Along with posting photos, videos, and stories, your uShare account lets you post Classified Ads, recipes on What's For Dinner, and Announcements.


53° View Weather Current Conditions Sioux Falls Change Location
Set Weather Options

RADAR LOCATION

TEMPERATURE LOCATION

Share your Photos, Videos, and Stories on uShare! Click here to get started.

News

[0] My Saved Articles
Back to all news

Healthbeat

Find local businesses
on the KELO Pages!

 

SD Sees Increase In Number Of Rabid Animals

April 3, 2012, 12:49 PM

PIERRE, SD -

South Dakota health officials say an increase in rabies cases last year shows the importance of keeping animals vaccinated.

The South Dakota Department of Health says 28 wild animals and 12 domesticated animals tested positive in 2011. The wild animals included skunks, bats and raccoons. The domesticated animals were made up of cats, cattle, dogs and a horse.

The 40 cases compare to 32 the previous year.

Skunks are the animals most likely to have rabies. They can pass the virus on to other animals like dogs, cats and livestock.

State Veterinarian Dustin Oedekoven encourages animal owners to vaccinate horses and stock and show animals that have contact with humans.

Previous Story

Next Story




Sponsored
 

View healthbeat

You may also like

Ford Recalls Nearly 423K Vehicles For Power Steering Problem

5/27/2015 3:06 PM

Ford is recalling nearly 423,000 cars and SUVs in North America because the power-assisted steering can fail while they're being driven.

Full Story
Obesity Rankings In The U.S.

5/28/2015 8:46 AM

For the second year in a row, Mississippi ranks as the fattest state in America, with 35.2 percent of its residents qualifying as obese, according to ...

Full Story
List Of Most Addictive Foods

5/29/2015 2:29 PM

If you're craving pizza or a cheeseburger for supper, a new study says there's a reason for that.

Full Story
The Sunny Side Of Sunless Tanning

5/25/2015 6:17 PM

With it being the unofficial start to the summer season, you might be in search of that summertime glow. But skin cancer is on the rise.

Full Story | Watch
Diagnosing A Child With An Autism Spectrum Disorder

5/22/2015 6:08 PM

At 5 years old, doctors diagnosed Sutton with Asperger's, now known as an autism spectrum disorder.

Full Story | Watch


Events