Latest World Rabies Day Stories

2014-09-26 23:02:38

World Rabies Day serves as a reminder to pet owners that vaccinating against rabies is the most effective way to prevent this deadly viral disease. Austin, Texas (PRWEB) September 26, 2014 Sunday, September 28 is World Rabies Day, a timely reminder that rabies, a fatal viral disease, is entirely preventable. Rabies, which can infect both humans and pets, is most commonly transmitted via the saliva of a bite from a rabid animal. While rabies continues to kill thousands around the world,...

2014-09-25 16:27:03

SCHAUMBURG, Ill., Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- September 28 marks the 8(th) annual World Rabies Day, an international event created to help raise rabies awareness and save lives. While only one to two people die annually from rabies in the United States, the disease kills more than 55,000 people worldwide and creates fear-based slaughter of dogs in developing countries. Dr. René Carlson, past president of the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) and its...

2014-09-24 12:29:19

Spreading the word about rabies vaccination through GARC's "Me and My Dog - Together Against Rabies" campaign LYON, France, Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Merial, the animal health division of Sanofi, is joining the Global Alliance for Rabies Control (GARC) and millions of animal lovers around the world on September 28, 2014 to observe World Rabies Day (WRD), the primary awareness campaign for the elimination of rabies. Merial is encouraging everyone to participate in GARC's "Me and...

2014-05-21 08:25:01

WSPA campaign protects dogs and safeguards communities from rabies TORONTO, May 21, 2014 /CNW/ - Thousands of people and millions of dogs die every year because of rabies, a 100% preventable disease. Fear of rabies causes the mass killing of dogs all over the world but an international project from the World Society for the Protection of Animals (WSPA), stops the killing and instead sets up dog vaccination clinics - protecting dogs from being killed and everyone from rabies....

2013-09-19 23:29:10

This report says at present, the first problem of China rabies control and prevention is the difficulty in dog management and vaccination implementation in the countryside. There are tens of millions of dogs in the countryside, but the rabies vaccination rate of dogs is less than 10%. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) September 19, 2013 In recent years, with increasing number of pets and the lack of strict pet management, the incidence trend of rabies in China is not optimistic. According to the survey...

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