Two dogs who were exposed to the animal are being quarantined and expected to be okay.
Henrico Animal Control has determined the animal was rabid in this case; the dog is expected to be okay.
Residents should treat the fox as rabid and report sightings to Henrico County Animal Protection.
Henrico Police report the county’s 12th positive rabies case of the year.
The incident took place over the weekend and was an isolated case.
A raccoon that came into contact with a citizen’s dog is now in quarantine.