An elderly woman was attacked by five dogs at Phoenix's Barrios Unidos Park park early yesterday morning, police say. The woman remains in extremely critical condition at a nearby hospital.
www.deviantart.comAs we reported back in January, 2009 was the most rabid year in Arizona history, with 261 animals testing positive for the disease, which is an alarming 85 more than 2008.The outbreak got so bad in Santa Cruz and Coconino counties that county-wide quarantines were issued. ... More >>
www.deviantart.netIn China, 2009 was the year of the cow. In Arizona, however, 2009 may have been the year of the rabid bobcat.Officials at the Arizona Department of Health Services say there were more cases of rabies in 2009 than in any other year to date, including at least two rabid bobc ... More >>
A man from Phoenix was arrested by detectives from the Department of Public Safety, after a two-month investigation into an alleged scam. The man is accused of stealing invalid amusement park passes from Valley retailers and then selling them for hundreds of dollars on web site Craig's List. Auth ... More >>
www.wormsandgermsblog.comOfficials at the Arizona Game and Fish Department say a Yavapai County man was attacked by a rabid bobcat on Monday. Rather than panic, he strangled it with his bare hands.The man's name is not being released because of privacy laws, but AGFD officials say the attac ... More >>
Image: Wikimedia Commons Maricopa County Animal Care and Control wants you to a adopt a "desperate housecat." Or maybe even two.Last year, the number of stray cats taken in by the county tripled once summer began. They literally took in thousands of cats for which they didn't have room -- and you kn ... More >>
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