Reports Of 'Zombie' Raccoons Scare Homeowners, Puzzle PolicePolice received 14 calls in March from homeowners saying that the woodland creatures were spotted standing upright on their back legs and showing off their fangs.
Distemper Outbreak Winds Down at Stray Rescue Animal ShelterThe month-long distemper outbreak at the Stray Rescue animal shelter seems to be winding down after claiming the lives of 40 dogs.
Stray Rescue Distemper Outbreak Claims 23 Dogs, 50 InfectedStray Rescue is still asking for people to come forward to act as "medical fosters," because dogs heal better in a home environment.
Stray Rescue Asks for Help Adopting Dogs from ShelterAlthough no other dogs have died from distemper, about 35 are still being treated.
Distemper Outbreak at Stray Rescue Now Claims 19 DogsThere's some good news - testing from the University of Wisconsin shows them almost all dogs in the shelter are now distemper free.
Distemper Outbreak at Stray Rescue Claims 18 PuppiesThe Stray Rescue shelter remains open but has suspended taking new dogs in.
Distemper Outbreak Among St. Louis County SkunksOfficials are seeing a lot of skunks becoming ill from distemper, especially in south St. Louis County.
Sharp Rise In Distemper Among St. Louis County RaccoonsThree-to-four infected animals put down per day, as opposed to usual 3-4 a month.