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Raccoon tests positive for rabies after fighting with dog in Henrico County


RICHMOND, Virginia — Henrico County has recorded its ninth rabies case of 2015.

According to police, Henrico Animal Protection received a call Friday morning about a dog and raccoon fighting. The dog was injured, and the raccoon was submitted to a state laboratory for rabies testing.

Positive test results were received Tuesday.

No other animals or humans were exposed.

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