Year Cases
2017
Dog
Cat
Domestic Livestock
Skunk
Fox
Bat
Raccoon
Wild (Coyote)
2016 94
Dog 3
Cat 6
Domestic Livestock 1
Skunk 17
Fox 12
Bat 10
Raccoon 44
Wild (Deer) 1
2015 130
Dog 2
Cat 6
Domestic Livestock 2
Skunk 31
Fox 15
Bat 10
Raccoon 62
Wild (Coyote, Otter) 2
2014 139
Dog 3
Cat 12
Domestic Livestock 1
Skunk 33
Fox 9
Bat 9
Raccoon 70
Wild (Coyote,Bobcat) 2
2013 124
Dog 2
Cat 6
Domestic Livestock 0
Skunk 17
Fox 26
Bat 5
Raccoon 68
Wild (Other) 0
2012 137
Dog 0
Cat 4
Domestic Livestock 2
Skunk 21
Fox 18
Bat 25
Raccoon 66
Wild (Bobcat) 1
2011 107
Dog 3
Cat 5
Domestic Livestock 0
Skunk 20
Fox 20
Bat 4
Raccoon 58
Wild (Other) 0
2010 106
Dog 5
Cat 3
Domestic Livestock 0
Skunk 14
Fox 22
Bat 8
Raccoon 54
Wild (Bobcat) 1


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Number of animals which tested positive for rabies after potentially exposing a person to the virus in 2017: 4



* Current as of: April 30, 2017


Notice: The Rabies Total is the total number of animals which tested positive for the rabies virus in a given year. A "positive" test result indicates that the rabies virus was found in the brain of an animal. Only mammals are known to get rabies.

The South Carolina Rabies Application provides the summary statistics of rabies cases by county, species and year.

Division of Food and Rabies Prevention