How can you tell if a animal has rabies?
dont they, like, fizz at the mouth or something?
If you have rabies you have to have been bitten by a rabid animal (in Washington the animal that has rabies most is bats), so you will most likely have a bite wound. Contrary to popular belief, humans and many other animals do not foam around the mouth, but if you do have rabies it will change you neurologigaly so you will be more agressive.
NO you cannot get rabies from a scratch even if the animal has rabies. That was a good question. Rabies is transmitted through saliva. This means the animal must bite you in order to transmit the disease. YES!!! you can get rabies from a scratch. If the animal is licking its paws the saliva is transmitted to the claws as well. It may be a little more difficult however it is still just as dangerous.
Yes, all animals can get rabies. Although, it's not very common, and I am sure you would be able to tell - it can kill the hamster after only 42 hours. Remember to wash your hands before and after you play with it. If you suspect you hamster has rabies, be careful touching it. The rabies can be transmitted through the animals suliva. No, hamsters are too small to have rabies. The smaller the animal…