Which animals are at greatest risk of getting rabies?

In Kansas, rabies is most common in wild animals. Skunks have the disease most frequently, but it also occurs in bats, raccoons, foxes, and coyotes. Dogs, cats, and domestic livestock occasionally contract rabies from exposure to wild animals.

The peak of rabies activity in Kansas occurs in the spring. Thanks to diligent rabies control programs requiring vaccinations, rabies in domestic pets is relatively rare.

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1. What is the "leash law" in Wichita?
2. Why does the leash law exist?
3. What is a rabies quarantine?
4. What is rabies?
5. How is rabies transmitted?
6. Which animals are at greatest risk of getting rabies?
7. What is being done to control rabies?
8. Which animals are not likely to have rabies?