Rabies: Identify the Animal Involved
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What species of animal is involved?
Livestock (Cattle, horse, sheep, or pig, goat)
Fox, skunk, weasel, bobcat, raccoon, coyote, opossum, mink or some other wild carnivores
Small rodent (mouse, rat, chipmunk, squirrel, hamster, gerbil, guinea pig) or lagomorph (rabbit, hare)
Large rodent (muskrat-sized or larger) - such as muskrat, beaver, woodchuck (also called groundhog)