By Mike Dunn 

All bite, no bark: Rabies spreads in Wyoming

Vaccinations key in preventing the virus

 


Your four-legged friend has always been loyal to you. But this summer, they may need your help.

According to the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), an outbreak of the deadly Rabies virus is starting to spread in Goshen and Laramie county. As of April 8, 34 animals have tested positive for rabies in Wyoming and 17 dogs have been quarantined or euthanized. The virus could make its way to Carbon County

But chances are, the Rabies virus is already here.

“It’s always present at some low level,” Biff Burton, a local game warden with the Wyoming Game and Fish (WGAF) said. “I...



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