HOT SPRINGS -- Garland County has the first two confirmed rabies cases of the season, according to Hot Springs Animal Services. Both cases involved skunks.
One skunk was collected by the Garland County Health Unit, and the other was removed last Saturday from the Sunshine Road area. The attached rabies map shows increased levels of rabies east of Hot Springs and towards Little Rock.
Pet owners are reminded to vaccinate all dogs and cats at least four months old against rabies. To report any unusual daytime activity by nocturnal creatures such as skunks or bats, contact Animal Services at 262-2091.