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(A) Upon complying with the provisions of § 90.20 of this chapter, there shall be issued to the owner or keeper of the dog or cat vaccinated, a rabies tag stamped with a number and the year of issue and a rabies vaccination certificate.
(B) It shall be unlawful for an owner or keeper to fail to provide dogs with a collar or harness to which a current rabies tag will be attached. Collar or harness with attached tag must be worn at all times with the following exceptions:
(1) Confinement in an enclosure on owner’s premises.
(2) Animal shows.
(3) Obedience trials.
(4) Tracking tests.
(5) Field trials
(6) Training schools or events sanctioned by a recognized organization.
(7) Supervised hunting
NOTE: Cats are not required to display tags, as long as written evidence of tax and inoculation can be furnished to the Animal Control Officer immediately upon request.
(C) All dogs or cats shipped or otherwise brought into this county, except for exhibition purposes where dogs or cats are confined and not permitted to run at-large, shall be securely confined and vaccinated within one week after entry, and shall remain confined for two additional weeks after vaccination unless accompanied by a certificate issued by a licensed veterinarian showing that the dog or catis apparently free from rabies and has not been exposed to same and that the animal has received a proper dose of rabies vaccine not more than six months prior to the date of issuing the certificate.
(D) It shall be unlawful for any person to use for any other animal a rabies vaccination tag not intended for that animal.
(E) In addition to all other penalties as prescribed by law, a dog or cat is subject to impoundment in accordance with the provisions of this chapter if the dog or cat is found without a current rabies tag, or proof of vaccination.
(Ord. passed 9-20-95) Penalty, see § 90.99