Reported cases of rabies in dogs, by county, 2015
The figure shows a map of the United States with highlighted counties where rabid dogs were tested during 2015. Histogram represents number of counties in each category (light grey for 1 tested animal; medium grey for 2 – 6 tested animals; and dark grey for 7 – 790 tested animals) for total number of dogs submitted for rabies testing. Point locations (red dots) for rabid dogs were randomly selected within each reporting jurisdiction. Most of the rabid dogs were reported from Texas (13 cases, 19.4 percent), Puerto Rico (8 cases, 11.9 percent), North Carolina (6 cases, 9.0 percent), Georgia (6 cases, 9.0 percent), and Oklahoma (6 cases, 9.0 percent). The total number of reported cases involving dogs in 2015 was 67, representing 16.0 percent of all reported cases involving domestic animals in 2015.
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