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TribBlog: Dog Days at DSHS

It's an email you'd expect to see taped up at a coffee shop, not sent out from the Department of State Health Services: "Missing Puppy Found!"

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It's an email you'd expect to see taped up at a coffee shop, not sent out from the Department of State Health Services:

"Missing Puppy Found!"

The state agency, which handles statewide disease outbreaks and epidemiology, had reason to be alarmed. The puppy, which was reported to have been given away at a Bryan convenience store last week, was suspected of having rabies — and prompted a regional sweep.  

Good news on two fronts on Monday: The puppy was found in Travis County, AND it tested negative for rabies. Phew.

It's unclear who little Rover belongs to.

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