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As used in this chapter:
(a) “Dog” includes female and male dogs.
(b) “Owner” means a person who has a right of property in a dog, keeps or harbors a dog, has a dog in his or her care, acts as its custodian or knowingly permits a dog to remain on or about any premises occupied by him or her.
(c) “At large” means off the property of an owner and not under the control of a responsible person.
(d) “Inoculation against rabies” means the injection, subcutaneously or otherwise, as approved by the Department of Agriculture of the State, of a canine antirabic vaccine which is approved by such Department.
(e) “Department of Agriculture” means the Department of Agriculture of the State.
(f) “Restraint” means controlled by a leash, at heel beside a responsible person or obedient to that person’s commands, within a vehicle being driven or parked on a street or within the property limits of an owner or keeper.