What is rabies?
Rabies is a preventable viral disease of mammals most often transmitted through the bite of a rabid animal. The vast majority of rabies cases reported to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) each year occur in wild animals like raccoons, skunks, bats and foxes. Domestic animals account for less than 10% of the reported rabies cases, with cats, cattle, and dogs most often reported rabid.

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1. What is rabies?
2. What animals can get rabies?
3. What are the signs of rabies in animals?
4. How do people become exposed to rabies?
5. What should you do if you are exposed to rabies?
6. What if my pet is exposed to a rabid animal?
7. What can people do to protect themselves against rabies?