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(A) Except as stated in division (B) below, any animal which shows symptoms of rabies, or which has bitten anyone, shall be penned up immediately by its owners, or by the person having charge of the animal, or by the person sheltering, feeding, harboring or taking care of said animal. The animals shall be confined in a place approved by the Animal Control Officer or his or her authorized representative for not less than ten days. The animal shall be subject to observation by the city, or a person designated by the Animal Control Officer at all times during said period.
(B) If rabies or hydrophobia does not develop within said period, then the animal shall be released to his or her owner, but if either of them does develop, the said animal shall be destroyed by the city in a humane manner.
(1994 Code, § 10-112) (Ord. 409, passed 2-24-1986)