PEI Domestic Animal Rabies Exposure Guideline

Publication type: 

All mammals are thought to be susceptible to rabies, a fatal zoonoses caused by a Lyssavirus. While rabies occurrence is a rare event in PEI, the objective of the PEI Domestic Animal Rabies Exposure Guideline is to provide guidance in the event of a possible animal rabies exposure to domestic animals. It is meant to be one part in a larger coordinated Provincial response to fit with the human exposure response and wildlife response.

If you suspect a domestic animal rabies exposure please contact the Provincial Veterinarian (902) 368-5660.


General Inquiries

Department of Agriculture
5th Floor, Jones Building
11 Kent Street,
P.O. Box 2000,
Charlottetown, PEI C1A 7N8

Phone: 902-368-4880
Fax: 902-368-4857

Follow us on X (formerly Twitter)

Agriculture Information Desk
1-866-PEI FARM (734-3276)