http://www.daily-times.com/ci_18568052 Nine people exposed to rabid Roosevelt County-dog [1:55 p.m.] osted: 07/28/2011 01:53:56 PM MDT A dog in Portales was attacked by an aggressive skunk in early July. Last week the dog died from rabies. The New Mexico Department of Health is warning pet and livestock owners in Roosevelt County and the surrounding areas to make sure their animals are vaccinated. Nine people were exposed to the rabid dog and now must receive the rabies vaccination, the health department reported. People will need to be treated and vaccinated to prevent them from getting rabies, pets may have to be destroyed and people have been needlessly exposed to a very dangerous, fatal disease because pets have not been vaccinated against rabies, Department of Health Cabinet Secretary Dr. Catherine Torres said in a release. So please be careful of what you are releasing in your neighbors yard. Just wanted to voice my opinion about the dangers of some pests.