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SEC. 7-4.12.   DUTY TO LOCATE OWNERS OF LOOSE DOGS.
   A person commits an offense if he takes possession of a loose dog in the city and knowingly fails to make, within 72 hours after taking possession, a reasonable effort to locate the dog's owner by:
      (1)   calling the telephone number listed on the dog's tags;
      (2)   taking the dog to a licensed veterinarian for a microchip, tattoo, or other identification screening and calling the owner identified through the screening;
      (3)   calling 311 to request that animal services pick up the dog for identification screening and impoundment; or
      (4)   delivering the dog to the city's animal shelter for identification screening and impoundment.  (Ord. Nos. 27888; 30483)