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Management of animals that potentially expose humans and/or domestic animals to rabies:
|Type of animal||Action Taken|
|High risk wildlife:bat, fox, raccoon, skunk, woodchuck, wildlife hybrid, coyote||Submit the head for HETL testing (exception: can submit entire bat)|
|Other wild mammals (exotics, deer, etc)||Call Maine CDC at 1-800-821-5821 for guidance|
|Owned dogs, cats and ferrets that appear healthy||Confine and observe for 10 days regardless of vaccination status|
|Domestic livestock (horse, sheep, goat, cattle, swine etc) that appear healthy||Call Maine CDC for guidance|
|Domestic animal with signs suggestive of rabies||Submit the head to HETL for rabies testing|
|Small rodents or rabbits||Neither testing nor confinement needed unless special circumstances; call Maine CDC for guidance|
|Stray dogs, cats and ferrets||Submit the animal head to HETL for rabies testing, or confine and observe for 10 days if town / facility is willing
|Saturday||8:00||12:00; Also, 4 pm Boarding Pick-up|
|6:00||6:00||6:00||6:00||6:00||12:00; Also, 4 pm Boarding Pick-up||Boarding Pick-up|