Carson rabies case prompts puppy search |

Carson rabies case prompts puppy search

Record-Courier Staff Report
A picture of a puppy taken 6-7 weeks ago. The dog is being sought by Douglas County Animal Services in connection with last week's Carson City rabies case.
Douglas County Animal Services |

Douglas County Animal Services seeks a boxer-mix puppy in connection with a rabies case that exposed two Carson City residents to the disease.

The male dog is six or seven weeks older than it appeared in a picture that was posted.

Animal Services Supervisor Janet Duzon said the dog last was given to a woman who was contacted through Facebook and met at the Tillman 7-Eleven in the Gardnerville Ranchos in mid-January.

Anyone with information about the dog is asked to contact Animal Services at 775-782-9061.

Two people underwent rabies treatment from exposure to the puppy, which tested positive last week, according to health officials.