On May 18th the Reno Police Department responded to a business in the 6100 block of Lamar Road in regards to a skunk that appeared to be ill. The skunk exhibited signs of rabies infection and was euthanized. Paris Animal Control responded to assist and tissue samples were sent to the Texas Department of State Heath Services.
On May 25th the Reno Police Department was contacted and advised that the sample was positive for rabies. Residents are encouraged to report domestic or wild animals that appear to be ill. Also ensure that your pets are current on all vaccinations, including rabies.