Rabid skunk alert

El Dorado County Animal Services is reporting that a rabid skunk was found in a residential and commercial area of Pollock Pines. The skunk was found in the 2900 block of Fir Drive in Pollock Pines on the morning of Feb. 21. The skunk, which exhibited highly aggressive behavior, entered the yard of a resident and came into contact with three dogs. Animal Services was called to the scene, retrieved the skunk and sent it to the El Dorado County Public Health Laboratory for testing. Test results came back positive for rabies on Feb. 25.

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