The first signs of rabies in dogs are often noticed in their behavior. They may start behaving more aggressively or friendlier than normal. Apart from these, other rabies symptoms in dogs include seizures, difficulty in breathing, etc.
No, a rabies-infected dog can never recover. Rabies is a fatal disease, and the infected dog dies within 10 days of infection.
The initial symptoms of rabies in dogs include fever, decreased appetite and energy levels. The prominent symptoms start showing 2-4 days later.
Dogs contract rabies after it is bitten by an infected animal. It can also contract the disease after an infected animal’s saliva comes in contact with its open wound.