Distemper spreading through local raccoon population
September 16, 2020
The Boulder County Animal Control Unit has confirmed that a recent rash of raccoon deaths in Niwot was caused by canine distemper, a viral disease that is sometimes confused with rabies.
"We have seen a lot of distemper in Niwot," animal control supervisor Sarah Spensieri said. "I know that I personally was out on Franklin on a call last week, and we also had one on CenterBridge and one on Spr...