Fox tests positive for rabies in Kingsland

The Llano County Sheriff's Office has issued a public health notice after a fox found in Kingsland tested positive for rabies.

The fox was found on Nov. 11 in the 500 block of Harris Loop in Kingsland. It was tested by the Texas Department of State Health Services and was found to test positive for rabies.

LCSO says several wild animals in Llano County have tested positive for rabies. Residents are asked to check that their dogs and cats have updated rabies vaccination certificates. Anyone who has any questions about this is directed to contact their local animal control officer or veterinarian.

LCSO is reminding everyone that all dogs and cats are required by state law to have a rabies vaccination given by a veterinarian.

Anyone who sees a suspicious animal should not approach it and should call the Llano County Sheriff's Office immediately.

Anyone who thinks they or someone else may have come into physical contact with the fox should call LCSO at 325-247-5767 or Texas DSHS Zoonosis Control at 254-778-6744.