Tuesday, 25 January 2011 13:06

January 2011

All Info via the State Vet Dr Blignaut
24/1/2011 -
A positive rabies case has been found at Buchanana in Ntambanana - The dog bit some children - all receiving treatment - and also fought with other dogs. According to the owner's records it was vaccinated once in April 2008.This is the second positive rabies in Uthungulu for 2011

27/01/2011 - Positive rabies case found in Umhlathuze Village in Ngwelezana.
A large neutered bull mastiff-type dog was wandering around in the area and the SPCA were called. They saw that the dog was sick and acting strangely and euthanased it. The lab result showed that it was positive for rabies.
This is the third positive case of rabies in Uthungulu for January 2011.


4/02/2011 - POSITIVE rabies case - Vulindlela
A dog from the Vulindlela area near the University of Zululand was brought in to the Zululand Vet Hospital showing signs of rabies. It had not been vaccinated against rabies.
It was euthanased and it tested positive for rabies.
This is the fourth positive rabies case this year - the first one for February 2011, in the Uthungulu District.