4-101: DEFINITIONS 1 :
The following words and phrases when used in this chapter shall have the meanings prescribed in this section except in those cases where the context clearly indicates a different meaning:
ANIMAL: Any horse, mule, donkey, pony, cow, sheep, goat, hog, dog, cat, rabbit, chicken, goose, duck, turkey, or other animal or fowl.
AT LARGE: Not securely confined by a fence or other means on premises under the control of, or occupied by, the owner, and not under the control of the owner, a member of his immediate family over twelve (12) years of age or an agent of the owner, by leash or otherwise, whether on the owner's premises or not.
KENNEL: Any location where five (5) or more animals beyond the age of six (6) months are kept, harbored, sheltered, or bred. This shall not include animal hospitals or veterinary clinics, or other shelters run by nonprofit organizations, or animals kept for agricultural purposes.
OWNER: Any person, firm or corporation owning, harboring or keeping an animal. The occupant of any premises on which a domesticated or tamed animal remains, or to which it customarily returns, for a period of ten (10) days or more, shall be deemed to be harboring or keeping the animal.
VICIOUS DOG: A dog which has bitten, or attempted to bite, any person without undue provocation, or which attacks, or barks or growls at and acts as if it intends to attack or bite, or bites a person or persons, when not unduly provoked. (Prior Code, Sec. 3-1)



1. 11 OS § 22-115.