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505.10 ANIMAL BITES; QUARANTINE AND REPORTING.
(a) No person, having knowledge of the existence of any rabies, or the fact that any animal has bitten any other person, shall fail to immediately report such information to the Police Department.
(b) Whenever any animal bites any person, the animal shall be quarantined by the owner or the Police Department for a period of not less than ten days from the time of the biting for the purpose of determining whether the animal is carrying any infectious disease including but not limited to rabies. No owner or person in custody or possession of such animal shall fail to keep said animal quarantined. All expenses incurred for the keeping of such animal or the necessary tests to determine whether rabies exists, shall be borne exclusively by the owner or keeper of such animal.
(c) Whoever violates this section is guilty of a misdemeanor of the third degree.