▶ Vaccinate pets against rabies immediately.
▶ Report animal bites to your local health department.
▶ Report all contact with bats to your local health department.
▶ Spay or neuter your pets to decrease undesirable behavior and reduce the number of unwanted animals.
▶ Secure all garbage in containers that prevent access by wild animals.
▶ Do not feed wildlife or stray animals and discourage them from seeking food near your home. Feed pets indoors.
▶ Use caution around wild animals. Talk to children about not approaching wildlife and to tell an adult if they see a wild animal.
▶ Do not leave puppies, kittens and other small pets outdoors, even in a fenced area.
▶ If your pet fights with a wild animal, put gloves on before handling the pet. Call your vet or health department for advice.