Rabies is well documented here in Brunswick County. So far this year we have had four confirmed cases of animals with this disease.
Most recently a bobcat went after a dog and a man in Oak Island. The man was able to kill the bobcat with a tire iron. Luckily the man and dog weren’t hurt.
There have been three other confirmed cases in the county, including a raccoon that attacked a dog in Supply. The dog, which was not vaccinated against rabies, had to be put down. A fox also attacked people in Oak Island earlier this year.
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