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A 33-year-old member asked:

Wanted to know if i can get rabies if my non-vaccinated dog's saliva touched a small wound in my thumb?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
That could only: Occur if you dog actually had rabies.
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