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(A) It shall be the duty of every owner who keeps, harbors or otherwise maintains a dog or cat more than four months of age in the city to have the same inoculated against rabies by a licensed veterinarian annually.
(B) The type and brand of the anti-rabies vaccine use and the method of inoculation shall be approved by the Department of Agriculture of the state and the United States Department of Agriculture.
(C) Evidence of such inoculation shall consist of a certificate signed by the person administering the vaccine.
(D) Any dog or cat which is not inoculated against rabies as required herein is hereby declared to be a public nuisance and such dog or cat may be apprehended and impounded upon the order of the Chief of Police or other person in charge with the enforcement of this subchapter.
(Prior Code, § 6-16) (Ord. 736, passed 6-15-1968; Ord. 831, passed 9-25-1971; Ord. 853, passed 5-13-1972)