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The Minnesota DNR Warns Pet Owners About Distemper From Racoons That Can Spread to Dogs

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According to WDIO officials in Minnesota are alerting dog owners about the rise of Distemper found in Raccoons, that can spread to dogs.

The DNR has confirmed reports of canine distemper in Olmsted and Yellow Medicine Counties and sick raccoons have been reported in Winona,Dodge and Kandiyohi counties.

Distemper does not affect humans but it does look like rabies, so it is important to have your dogs vaccinations up to date and try to keep them away from sick or dead wild life.

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