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Rabies in S.C.

For Veterinarians

Never has the link between human health and animal health been so clear. Thank you for helping us protect public health through your work caring for animals, controlling disease and educating pet owners, businesses, and policymakers.

Here are links to DHEC web pages you may need to operate your practice, diagnose a patient or counsel an animal's owner. We have also listed some relevant or useful non-DHEC websites.

Zoonotic Diseases

Approximately 75 percent of recently emerging infectious diseases affecting humans are diseases of animal origin.

Approximately 60 percent of all human pathogens are zoonotic.


Vector-Borne Diseases

Parasitic Diseases


Other Zoonotic Diseases

Your Practice – S.C. Regulations and Reporting/Registration Forms

Pet Food

Health Alerts

Emergency Response


For additional information, contact: (803) 896-0655 Fax (803) 896-0645