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What animal attacked Old Yeller?

Last Updated: 12th September, 2021

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When Travis' mother and Lisbeth go out into the woods, they are attacked by a lone wolf with rabies. Old Yeller is there to protect them, but he gets bitten by the wolf. Because the family can't take any chances that Old Yeller might have rabies, Travis is forced to shoot Old Yeller.

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Regarding this, what did Old Yeller die from?

rabies

Also, was Old Yeller a boy or girl? Old Yeller is a 1957 Walt Disney Productions film starring Tommy Kirk, Dorothy McGuire, and Beverly Washburn, and directed by Robert Stevenson. It is about a boy and a stray dog in post-Civil War Texas. It is based upon the 1956 Newbery Honor-winning book of the same name by Fred Gipson.

Consequently, were any animals harmed in Old Yeller?

Yes, those were real animals fighting, but they were not really fighting. Spike, who played the role of Yeller, was trained under an animal trainer, Frank Weathermax. The fighting scenes that you see in the movie were controlled and well rehearsed before the actual shooting and they are actual animal actions.

What was rabies called in Old Yeller?

Hydrophobia, also known as rabies, is a disease which slowly spreads through the Texan community where Travis lives.

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