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Dodson Mayor warns of possible rabid raccoon


September 19, 2018

Dodson Mayor Teresa Cole told the PCN that a town resident found a sickly raccoon in town last Tuesday afternoon.

She said that Manfred Jones found the animal near Bud Phillips’ home and a Phillips County Sheriff’s Under Sheriff Scott Peigneux arrived a short time after and exterminated the raccoon.

“We did send the animal’s head to the State to be tested,” Mayor Cole said. “But this is a reminder to all residents to have your pets vaccinated. Please keep your pets confined.”

Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks said that raccoons are one of four wild animals considered to be pr...

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