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Carlsbad Dog Euthanized After Attacking a Skunk That Tested Positive For Rabies

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CARLSBAD, N.M. - A dog in Carlsbad was euthanized after a skunk it attacked tested positive for rabies.

The dog's owner threw the skunk in the dumpster but Animal Control pulled the skunk out and sent it in for testing.

After learning the animal had rabies, the dog was put to sleep.

Pet owners should keep in mind that it is required for all pets to have up-to-date rabies vaccinations.