(A)   The state health laws and regulations are hereby adopted in cases of rabid animals which have bitten any person or animals suspected of being rabid.
   (B)   It shall be the duty of every physician to report to the Police Department the names and addresses of any person treated for bites inflicted by any animal within the city limits, together with any other information deemed helpful in the control of rabies.
   (C)   It shall be the duty of the owner of any animal to immediately, but in all cases, no later than 24 hours, to report to the Police Department all bites inflicted by the owner’s animal to any person. The owner of any animal shall be required to provide to the police written proof of vaccination and pertinent insurance information when warranted by the police.
   (D)   It shall be the duty of any veterinarian to report to the city his or her diagnosis of any animal within the city observed by him or her to be rabid.
   (E)   The police or animal control officer are hereby authorized to take into possession any animal suspected of having rabies following a bite inflicted to any person, and have the animal destroyed in a humane manner for the purpose of determining whether the animal is in fact a rabies carrier. The city and/or its agents shall not be held liable for the destruction of the animal when the animal has inflicted injury upon any person and the city and/or its agents act in good faith to protect the public.
(`87 Code, § 508.12) Penalty, see § 92.99