It's a health alert that could endanger your entire family, and even your pets.
Just this year alone, Central Texas has already seen seven positive rabies cases.
So far this year the majority of the animals found with rabies have been skunks.
But the problem is they are being found in city limits, and even in people's back yards with their pets, which can make for a dangerous and even deadly situation.
Jeanette Munoz said enjoys spending her spring days walking her dog at Cameron Park.
But with the growing number of rabies cases there could be some un expected visitors along the way.
"I'd freak out cause I don't want to get bit you know, get bit or something and die," said Munoz.
But with the right precautions hopefully that won't happen.
"It is spring time so you're seeing animals, a lot more consistent, a lot more active, and their getting out so it spreads from animals to people through saliva," said McLennan County Health District Spokeswoman Kelly Craine.
Things to lookout for are animals like bats, skunks, raccoons, and even dogs and cats acting strangely.
"It's going to be very dazed, it's going to act weird, it's going to growl, it's going to have that foamy mouth, it's just not going to be acting normal," said Craine.
If you see any signs like these, stay away, especially animals and kids.
"I would just teach them not to touch the animals, not to go near them, and if they see a strange animal or a stray animal just to come get an adult and stay away," said Melissa Thompson.
"If you get bit or scratched by an animal you suspect has rabies, wash the area with warm water and a lot of soap.
And like Jeanette, make sure you're pets get a rabies shot every year, that could save their life if they ever do come in contact with a rabid animal.
"I take him constantly to the vet so he can get his rabies shots and shots that he needs so he wont get sick," said Munoz.
As of this year there have been four cases confirmed in Coryell County, three cases in McLennan County, and no cases so far in Bell County.
If you see or have contact with a rabid animal call animal control, or police, and your doctor right away.
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