§ 90.66  RELEASE OF QUARANTINED ANIMALS.
   (A)   If a veterinarian determines that a quarantined animal does not show the clinical signs of rabies, the animal shall be released to its owner following the quarantine period if:
      (1)   The owner has an unexpired rabies vaccination certificate for the animal; or
      (2)   The animal is vaccinated against rabies by a licensed veterinarian at the owner's expense at the time of release. The owner's failure to accomplish the required vaccination shall result in the owner being issued a citation.
   (B)   The owner of an animal that is quarantined under suspicion of rabies or a trespasser as set forth in § 90.65(C) of this subchapter shall pay to the city the reasonable costs of the quarantine and disposition of the animal, and the city may bring suit to collect such costs.
   (C)   Animals that are not claimed on or before the third day following the quarantine period may be adopted or may be humanely destroyed.
(Ord. 92-08, passed 4-23-92)