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It shall be unlawful for any person to own, keep or harbor any dog or cat of a dangerous or ferocious disposition that habitually snaps or manifests a disposition to bite, without the said dog or cat being securely held by a chain not to exceed six feet in length. If any vicious or dangerous dog or cat is allowed to run at large, municipal police officers shall have the authority to put the dog or cat to death. Upon the written complaint of one or more affected persons, filed with the Municipal Clerk’s office that any dog owned by the person named in the complaint is committing injury to persons or property, or is an annoyance, dangerous, offensive or unhealthy, municipal police officers shall investigate the complaint and if, in their opinion, the situation warrants, shall notify the owner to remove the animal from the city limits immediately.
(Ord. 18-1, passed 6-4-2018) Penalty, see § 90.99