What animals get rabies?

Any mammal can get rabies. The most common wild reservoirs of rabies are:

  • Bats
  • Coyotes
  • Foxes
  • Raccoons
  • Skunks

Domestic mammals can also get rabies. Cats, cattle, and dogs are the most frequently reported rabid domestic animals in the United States.

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1. What animals get rabies?
2. How can I find out what animals have rabies in my area?
3. What is the risk of rabies from squirrels, mice, rats, and other rodents?