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SEC. 7-4.5.   SALE OF DOGS AND CATS.
   (a)   A person commits an offense if he sells, exchanges, barters, gives away, or transfers, or offers or advertises for sale, exchange, barter, give away, or transfer, a dog or cat four months of age or older unless:
      (1)   the dog or cat is currently vaccinated or cannot be vaccinated due to health reasons as verified by a licensed veterinarian; and
      (2)   the person has a current registration receipt and registration tag for the dog or cat.
   (b)   It is a defense to prosecution under Subsection (a) if the person is:
      (1)   animal services;
      (2)   an animal welfare organization; or
      (3)   an animal adoption agency. (Ord. 26024)