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Animal bites top 190 in 3 years

Vaccinations required for dogs in Vilas

By  Mary Platner
Special to the News-Review
This is the second of a three-part series on animal control and welfare in Vilas County. Part one published in the March 12 edition focused on dog license statistics in Vilas County and how they compare to the rest of the state. This article focuses on prevention of animal bites and the need for rabies vaccination in Vilas County.

In Vilas County, the Public Health Department has recorded 197 animal bites in the past three years.

According to the Vilas County records, in 2011 there were 50 dog bites,

Tuesday, March 18, 2014 1:50 PM

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