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(A) It shall be unlawful to keep, harbor or maintain a dog, wolf-dog hybrid, cat, ferret or livestock in the city that does not have current vaccination.
(B) Official rabies vaccination certificates issued by the vaccinating veterinarian shall contain certain standard information as designated by the Texas Department of Health:
(1) The owner's name, address, and telephone number.
(2) Animal identification, species, sex, age (three months to 12 months, or older), size (pounds), predominant breed, and colors.
(3) Vaccine used, producer, expiration date, and serial numbers.
(4) Date of vaccination.
(5) Rabies tag number.
(6) Veterinarian's signature and license number.
(C) A copy of each official rabies vaccination certificate issued shall be retained by the issuing veterinarian in a readily retrievable status for a period of not less than three years from the date of issuance.
(D) The failure of an owner to exhibit a current, valid vaccination certificate upon request by any animal services personnel or a police officer is prima facie evidence that the animal does not have current vaccination.
(Ord. 92-08, passed 4-23-92; Am. Ord. 2011-30, passed 9-13-11) Penalty, see § 10.99