§ 12.102  GENERAL DOG REGULATIONS.
   (a)   Restraint. A of any dog within the city shall keep the dog at all times.
   (b)   Disposal of feces. A of any dog within the city shall immediately clean from any sidewalk, street, park, school, public place or private property of another any feces of the dog and shall dispose of such feces in a sanitary manner. Violation of this provision shall be a petty misdemeanor.
   (c)   Picketing. A dog shall not be so as to be within ten feet of any lot line or sidewalk or within 50 feet of any dwelling unit other than the . A dog shall not be in any front yard of a residence or building.
   (d)   Female dog in estrus. Every female dog in estrus shall be kept confined within a building in such manner that the dog cannot come in contact with any intact male dog except for proper breeding purposes within such building. The female dog in estrus may be taken from the confined area on a secure leash controlled by a of sufficient age or into a confined outdoor within the property in order for the dog to urinate and/or defecate.
   (e)   License tag. All dogs must be licensed in accordance with §§ 14.85 through 14.89. A valid durable license tag must be securely fastened to the dog’s choke chain, collar or harness, which must be worn by the dog at all times.
   (f)   General duty of . Every of a dog must exercise reasonable care and take all necessary steps and precautions to protect other people, property and animals from injuries or damage which might result from the dog’s behavior, regardless of whether such behavior is motivated by playfulness or ferocity.
(Ord. 2010-28, passed 11-1-2010)