CHAPTER II. ANIMAL CONTROL AND REGULATION

CHAPTER II. ANIMAL CONTROL AND REGULATION

 


ARTICLE 1. ANIMALS AND FOWL GENERALLY   1

2-101.    Definitions. 1

2-102.    Keeping animals and fowl. 1

2-103.    Same; nuisance. 2

2-104.    Running at large. 3

2-105.    Herding, grazing. 3

2-106.    Impoundment. 3

2-107.    Breaking into dog pound. 3

2-108.    Cruelty to animals. 3

2-108.1. Procedures for cruelty to animals; fines. 4

2-109.    Animal traps. 5

2-110.    Vicious animals. 5

2-111.    Officers authorized to shoot dogs under certain conditions  6

2-112.    Animal owner responsibility for removal of animal excrement. 6

ARTICLE 2. DOGS. 7

2-201.    Findings of the governing body. 7

2-202.    Licensing fee. 7

2-203.    Annual notice. 7

2-204.    Immunization. 7

2-205.    Records of licenses. 7

2-206.    Tags to be placed on dog. 7

2-207.    Counterfeit tags. 8

2-208.    Untagged dogs. 8

2-209.    Running at large; prohibition; fines. 8

2-210.    Running at large; habitual violator. 8

2-211.    Pursuit onto private property. 9

2-212.    Impoundment; generally. 9

2-213.    Impoundment; redeeming impounded dogs. 9

2-214.    Breaking into dog pound. 10

2-215.    Kennels; licensing; limitation. 10

2-216.    Kennels; licensing; renewal fees. 10

2-217.    Kennels; licensing; exemption from dog licensing fees. 10

2-218.    Noise disturbance. 10

2-219.    Muzzling dogs; mayor’s proclamation. 10

2-220.    Dog bites; quarantine. 11

2-221.    Filing complaints; enforcement; penalties. 11

ARTICLE 3. PIT BULL DOGS - DANGEROUS ANIMALS  12

2-301.    Animals; keeping prohibited. 12

2-302.    Keeping of registered pit bulls. 12

2-303.    Violation of requirements for dangerous dog. 12

2-304.    Dogs; threats to public safety. 13

2-305.    Douglas county enforcement of vicious dog regulations. 13

ARTICLE 4. OTHER ANIMALS. 15

2-401.    Exotic animals. 15