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Cochise County man exposed to fox with rabies

COCHISE COUNTY – A man is being treated after being exposed to a fox with rabies.

The Cochise County Sheriff’s Department said a man found a fox on his property in the Mule Mountains, west of Bisbee on April 15th.

The man’s dog was attacked by the fox and when he was checking on the dog’s injuries, he came into contact with the fox.

The fox was located and it tested positive for rabies.

The man is now working with animal control to process his dog and begin the rabies treatment.

Mark Schnackenberg

Mark Schnackenberg

Chief Meteorologist
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