(A)   Running at large. See § 90.02(A).
   (B)   Confinement. Any animal reasonably suspected of being diseased and presenting a threat to the health and safety of the public may be apprehended and confined in the Pound by any person or police officer. The police officer shall have a qualified veterinarian examine the animal. If the animal is found to be diseased in such a manner so as to be a danger to the health and safety of the city, the officer shall cause such animal to be painlessly killed and shall properly dispose of the remains. The owner or keeper of the animal killed under this section shall be liable for at least an amount set by the City Council from time to time to cover the cost of maintaining and disposing of the animal, plus the costs of any veterinarian examinations.
   (C)   Release. If the animal, upon examination, is not found to be diseased within the meaning of this section, the animal shall be released to the owner or keeper free of charge.
(Prior Code, § 1301.100)  (Ord. passed 2-6-2008)  Penalty, see § 10.99