For the purpose of this chapter.
VICIOUS DOG is defined to mean:
(1) Any dog with a propensity, tendency or disposition to attack, to cause injury or otherwise endanger the safety of human beings or other domestic animals; or
(2) Any dog which has previously attacked or bitten a human being or other domestic animal other than under the type of circumstances that would be justifiable.
(3) Any dog which has behaved in such a manner that the owner thereof knows or should reasonably know that the dog is possessed of tendencies to attack or bite human beings or other domestic animals other than under the type of circumstances that would be justifiable.
(Ord. 3040, passed 7-27-1987)