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Rattlesnake slithers into Texas house through dog door

A woman relaxing in her Texas home last week was rattled when she heard her dogs barking. That’s because a rattlesnake had slithered into her house through a dog door, KAMR reported.

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The woman was in her Amarillo home at Highland Park Village when she said he heard a rattle and then her dogs becoming agitated. After finding the snake, the woman called a maintenance man, who safely removed the reptile.

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As summer approaches, rattlesnakes become more active looking for food.

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Officials said several precautions can keep rattlers out of your yard, including keeping grass cut short, controlling rodents, and being sure that trash cans are closed tightly.

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