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(A) Unrestrained dogs and nuisance animals shall be taken by the animal control officer or a town police officer and impounded in an animal shelter and there confined in a humane manner.
(B) If, by a license tag or other means, the owner of an impounded animal can be identified, the humane officer shall, immediately upon impoundment, notify the owner by telephone or certified mail.
(C) After an animal has been held unredeemed at the animal shelter for a period of three days, it shall be disposed of by a humane officer by:
(1) Adopting it to some person who will provide the animal a suitable home; or
(2) Destroying it in a manner permitted by law.
(Prior Code, § 6-13) (Ord. 1993-3, passed 3-13-1993)