Does puppy have rabies?

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Bat-associated virus variants are the most common cause of rabies exposure in humans in North America, but they rarely cause rabies in dogs, so they were considered an unlikely cause of rabies in this puppy (8).

rabies virus infection in dogs can be variable in its presentation.

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Bat-associated virus variants are the most common cause of rabies exposure in humans in North America, but they rarely cause rabies in dogs, so they were considered an unlikely cause of rabies in this puppy (8).

rabies virus infection in dogs can be variable in its presentation.

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The primary way the rabies virus is transmitted to dogs in the United States is through a bite from wild animals like foxes, raccoons, skunks and bats that carry the disease.

Once rabies symptoms in dogs have begun, the virus progresses rapidly.

rabies is infectious to humans.

Rabies is also transmittable to cats.

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And cat scratch disease, a bacterial infection, can develop from a cat scratch (usually from a kitten) even if the scratch site doesn't look infected.

Some animals — such as bats, raccoons, and foxes — can spread rabies.

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Can a 2-month-old puppy have rabies? Dogs don't HAVE rabies, notwithstanding their age.

They contract rabies from other dogs who may HAVE rabies just like you will if the same rabid dog were to bite you.

It's such a common misconception about dogs.

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Yes, if a three month old puppy is bitten or scratched by an animal with rabies it can and probably will contract rabies unless it has been vaccinated against the disease.

This immunity does not last forever however and 3–4 months is the time to get the first rabies vaccine.

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Yes, if a three month old puppy is bitten or scratched by an animal with rabies it can and probably will contract rabies unless it has been vaccinated against the disease.

This immunity does not last forever however and 3–4 months is the time to get the first rabies vaccine.

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If the dog has rabies it is unlikely to survive a week and probably, at that age, unlikely to survive more than a few days.

2) Only if the puppy was itself infected.

You probably got bitten just because it was either scared or overenthusiastic.

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