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A 23-year-old female asked:

sister got a new puppy and while playing she nipped at me and left a small red mark on skin. rabies? hasn't had shots b/c she's too young.

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Dr. Bruce Saran
Ophthalmology 33 years experience
Unlikely: Rabies is transmitted from wild animals and animals infected (bitten) by other wild animals. Rabies unlikely in a domesticated puppy.

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Last updated Sep 29, 2016

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