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Rabies Alert In South Carolina

The South Carolina Department of Health And Environmental Control has issued a rabies alert and a warning on a rabid puppy. The puppy in question is a 7-week-old Tan And White Pitbull that was reported over the weekend of July 24, 2021, to be positive for rabies. Health officials in South Carolina are urging anyone to seek medical help if ever they have come in contact with the said dog.

Pennsylvania Court Allows Use Of Comfort Dogs

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has ruled on September 22, 2021, that a trial witness can be accompanied by an emotional support dog if the animal can assist with a complete, reliable, and truthful testimony. The ruling sets a precedent for future trials in the state if the judges are faced with such a petition from witnesses.

Restrictive Dog Travel Ban Eased

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has announced that with effect from December 1, 2021, the United States Government will loosen a rule that banned the entry of dogs from 113 countries.

Dog Saves Owner’s Life During Seizure By Stopping Traffic

Without immediate medical attention, seizures can easily turn fatal, and for Haley Moore, this was an all-too-real possibility, had it not been for the quick action of her dog, Clover. In the incident captured on a video dated March 21st, 2021, happened in Ottawa, Canada, Moore was out for her usual mid-morning walk with her dog. Somewhere along the way, however, the unexpected happened. Moore collapsed on the side of the road and started seizing.