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Raccoon deaths lead to distemper discovery on Prudence Island

Raccoon deaths lead to distemper discovery on Prudence Island

PRUDENCE ISLAND — Investigators have discovered that canine distemper, a dog disease that is considered rare in Rhode Island, is behind a rash of raccoon deaths on Prudence Isand. That finding prompted the state Department of Environmental Management (DEM) to issue a warning to dog owners on the island and elsewhere. One of the dead raccoons

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