Dog quarantined for 6 months after being bit by rabid raccoon in White Plains

The dog was bitten on Tuesday on Purdy The dog was bitten on Tuesday on Purdy Avenue. Photo Credit:

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WHITE PLAINS - A White Plains neighborhood is on alert after a dog was bit by a rabid raccoon and ordered to be quarantined for six months.

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The dog was bitten on Tuesday on Purdy Avenue. The raccoon has since been trapped, but the Westchester County Department of Health is notifying residents within a quarter-mile of the incident.

Anyone who suspects an animal has rabies or has been exposed to a rabid animal should contact the Department of Health.

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