This is a message from the Town of Boxford Animal Inspector.
A rabies POSITIVE test report has been received on a raccoon which was killed in the vicinity of the junction of Balmoral Rd. and Olde Farms Road
Residents in the area are encouraged to check rabies vaccination status of all outdoor pets and update if needed.
Also, please remind children not to approach any strange animal wild/or domestic (including possibly feral cats), especially if they appear sick or act in an unusual manner.
If a wild animal approaches you, leave the vicinity as quickly as possible and report the sighting to Animal Control.
If you have any questions please contact the Boxford Communications Department at 978-887-8136 and ask to have the Animal Inspector return your call.