I'm out raking my front dirt I call a lawn. My German Shephard is at my backyard gate barking. I'd locked her out 30 minutes before so I thought she wanted in. I opened the gate and turn to see the direction she is going. Oh CRAP! there is a racoon 50 feet away sitting on my lawn. He was 30 feet from me raking and I never saw him. My dog is good with voice commands and I got her in the front door. The racoon is just standing there kind of rocking a little. No sign of fear, no reaction. I pulled my sidearm in case he charged me and called the FCSO . I saw a neighbor and waved him over. He watched the animal as I retrieved my 22 rifle. The racoon slowly walked and staggered across the lawn. Falling over by my cars. It started walking around the house. I would have killed it before it got to my back yard. That's where I let my dogs run. By now the S.O. showed up. The animal laid down on the side of the house while the Officer made some calls to animal control. Find out they will not touch it unless someone is bit or scratched. He said OK lets do this so I shot it, thing staggers. 3 shots and some embarrassment later it stopped moving. With warm weather and sun the virus can live out of the animal for a few hours to a few days. Dumped it in the trash as recommended by the Officer. Clorox the shovel and the blood on the ground.