Rabies

  • Thailand

    Rabies detected in northeast Thailand

    Residents of Nong Phai Noi village in Buriram province, northeast Thailand, are pleading with the authorities to take urgent action after two people were bitten by a dog infected with rabies. The dog bit a pregnant cow which dropped dead two weeks later. On January 10, 65 year old local man Sawat Palertlam was attending to his cows when a…

  • Thailand

    Soi Dog Foundation steps up fight against rabies and dog meat trade in Vietnam

    Today, September 28, is World Rabies Day. Thailand‘s Soi Dog Foundation would like to announce its new initiatives to help rid Hanoi in Vietnam of dog-mediated rabies by 2030. Soi Dog has partnered with the Department of Animal Health (DAH) in Hanoi and the Global Alliance for Rabies Control (GARC) to help eradicate rabies from the Vietnamese capital. The goal…

  • Thailand

    Dogs from Thailand and more than 100 countries banned from US due to risk of rabies

    Dogs from Thailand as well as more than 100 other countries are banned from entering the United States for the next year due to a high risk of rabies. The US Centre for Disease Control released a notice yesterday on the temporary suspension of dogs from countries classified by the CDC as high risk for rabies among dogs. Dog rabies…

  • Bangkok

    Reporter hospitalised with mystery illness after being bitten by monkey

    A reporter who visited the Bangkok home of an obese monkey before it was removed by The Department of National Parks, Wildlife and Plant Conservation, is being treated in hospital after being bitten by the macaque. “Godzilla” found fame overnight after he was removed from his owner due to concerns about his weight. Godzilla had been living at a market…

  • Thailand

    Thailand’s first Rabies death for the year

    PHOTOS: PR Office The first death from rabies this year was in Surin, north of Thailand. The Public Relation Department today reported that Dr. Suwannachai Wattanaying- Charoenchai, Director-General of the Department of Disease Control says, “We were notified that a 32 year old man in Surin has died from rabies.” “Before he died he was being treated for fever and was…

  • Thailand

    Surin man first to die of Rabies in 2019

    A 32 year old man in Surin province has become the first person to die of Rabies this year. The Disease Control Department director-general Dr Suwannachai Wattanayingcharoenchai says the man who was bitten by a stray dog last November but never sought an anti-Rabies vaccination. The man developed fever and had difficulty swallowing before lab tests confirmed he had Rabies,…

  • Krabi

    Another dog tests positive for rabies in Krabi

    Another local dog has tested positive for rabies in Krabi. The district livestock office in Krabi province announced a Rabies outbreak zone in the Mueang Krabi district area last week. Read more about the announcement HERE. Yesterday, the Krabi Provincial Livestock official was notified from locals that another dog was suspected to have rabies in Moo7, Khao Panom. The dog was captured…

  • Phuket

    What to do if a pet tests positive for Rabies

    PHOTO: PR Department An announcement about animals in a Rabies Outbreak Zone. These are things that pet owners must do when it has tested positive for rabies. • Pet owners must follow Animal Epidemics Act 2015. • No person may move an infected animal or carcass specified in such announcement into, out of, through or within such zone unless they…

  • Phuket

    Soi Dog Foundation responds to Rabies outbreak zone in Chalong

    Following the announcement form the Phuket Livestock Development Office that a rabies outbreak zone was set in Chalong area yesterday (January 17), Soi Dog Foundation Co-Founder, John Dalley, explained about the incident as the dog, which was indeed infected with rabies, was sent to Soi Dog Foundation for treatment after it was found very sick. It is the first dog…

  • Phuket

    Phuket declares rabies outbreak zone in Chalong

    A district livestock development office in Phuket province has announced a Rabies outbreak zone in the Chalong area yesterday. Sutat Niyomthai, Chief of livestock development officer of Mueang Phuket District, has announced that the Baan Na Yai, Moo 4 village in Tambon Chalong is a designated outbreak zone after a dog tested positive for Rabies. A rabies temporary control zone will…

  • Bangkok

    Soi Dog Foundation responds to rabies and dog registration stories

    PHOTO: Bangkok Thailand Soi Dog Phuket’s Soi Dog Foundation has sent The Thaiger a response to an article published on October 16. The story was sourced from our Bangkok partners ‘The Nation’ and, according to Soi Dog, contains some glaring inaccuracies. You can read the original article HERE. We reprint the response from the Soi Dog Foundation below… “The Department…

  • Thailand

    Tak woman is 16th rabies death this year

    A Tak woman has died of rabies a year after she was bitten by a dog in Surat Thani. This takes the 2018 rabid toll to 16 dead. The latest casualty was reported by the director general of the Disease Control Department. Tao is in Thailand’s north-west, bordering with Myanmar. Dr Suwanchai Watanayincharoen says he received a report that the…