8:16 pm - Sunday, December 8 2019
Home / Archives / News (Archives) / Dog owners advised of identified canine distemper cases

This content is from our archive. It may be outdated, inaccurate or missing media.

 

Dog owners advised of identified canine distemper cases

 

Friday, Oct. 12, 2012 (Halifax, NS) – Cases of canine distemper have been identified in raccoons in Halifax’s south end and Rockingham areas by the Department of Natural Resources. 
HRM wishes to advise dog owners who visit Point Pleasant Park in Halifax’s south end and Hemlock Ravine, Tremont Park and Glenbourne Park in the Rockingham area to take the proper precautions with their pets.  
The disease is not harmful to humans, however, unvaccinated dogs can contract the disease.
 
As a reminder, pets are to be under effective control at all times. Please do not approach, or allow pets to approach any wildlife.
 
People are encouraged to call the local Department of Natural Resources office with sightings of raccoons or other wildlife exhibiting unusual behavior at 861-2560.
 
Source: Release

About Haligonia.ca

See news happening near you? Tell us. Click here to email our team.

 

The views and opinions expressed in this content are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of haligonia.ca.

You might also like...

1489974990432

PSA – Recreation programs may be delayed/cancelled on Monday morning due to inclement weather

The Halifax Regional Municipality is advis­ing residents that the majority of munic­ipally-operated recr­eation facilities, including...

Collision on Highway 102

The RCMP are on the scene of a single vehicle crash on Highway 102. 
 
At approximately 3:09 p.m. this afternoon, the...

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *