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For today’s sixth annual World Rabies Day (WRD) we have a guest post about vaccinating dogs in rural Nicaragua. According to the WRD talking points, there are 7,000 animal cases of rabies each year in the United States but fewer than 3 human cases. Protect your pets by keeping their vaccinations up to date, and be thankful those shots happen …

Rabies isn’t really something we think about here in the U.S. — at least not when it comes to our pets, since rabies vaccination is so standard. But according to the Alliance for Rabies Control, it’s still a major problem worldwide, killing more than 55,000 people a year, mostly in Asia and Africa. So the organization is holding its second …