Not every natural encounter is a good one. This is particularly true of raccoons that could have rabies, mange, or some other nasty ailment. Today, Will Stewart trapped a sick racoon. It displayed symptoms of hair loss, frothing, and other unnatural behavior. The racoon was captured in a marshy area near Eagle Point Drive and Hayes Drive.
When rabies is afoot, monitoring the activity of your pets becomes more of a concern. Here’s what the Michigan DNR has to say about rabies.
This racoon was euthanized.