(A)   It shall be unlawful for any dog or cat owner to keep or maintain any dog or cat older than six months of age unless it has been vaccinated with an anti-rabies vaccine by an licensed veterinarian.
   (B)   No license shall be issued, except upon compliance with this section.
      (1)   Except as herein provided, within 30 days of acquiring possession of a dog or cat which has not been licensed by the city, the owner of the dog or cat shall make application for a dog or cat license. The application shall be on forms provided by the city.
      (2)   The license for each dog or cat must be submitted with the license application. License fees shall be established by Council resolution.
      (3)   A license may be issued for each calendar year from January 1 through December 31, but at no time shall a license exceed the expiration date of the vaccination.
      (4)   Upon completion of the application form for a specific dog or cat, receipt of the license fee(s), and receipt of proof of vaccination, the city shall issue a dog or cat license to be issued to the applicant for that particular dog or cat.
      (5)   The city shall cause a license fee receipt to be issued to the applicant, along with a metallic tag. The applicant shall cause the tag to be affixed permanently by a metal fastening device to the collar of the licensed dog or cat in a manner that the tag is easily observed. If a tag is lost, a duplicate may be issued by the city upon presentation of a receipt showing payment of the initial license fee and upon payment of an additional fee for each duplicate tag.
      (6)   An applicant who has obtained a dog or at license shall notify the city of the applicant’s address change within corporate limits of the city within 30 days of any address change.
      (7)   No person shall counterfeit or alter, attempt to counterfeit or alter or attach any counterfeit or altered dog or cat license tag to any dog or cat in the city.
      (8)   No person shall transfer a dog or cat tag from one dog or cat to any other dog or cat.
(`87 Code, § 508.06) Penalty, see § 92.99