LOWNDES CO., GA (WALB) - Health officials are urging you to be careful around wildlife and stray animals, after a South Georgia family was attacked by a fox with rabies.
A man and his dog were attacked by the fox when they went outside their house.
"Once someone really becomes infected with the rabies virus and it develops into the disease. There is not a lot that can be done. Rabies can be very deadly." said Lowndes Co. Public Information Officer, Paige Dukes.
Officials said you should avoid leaving cat or dog food outside.
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