(a)    No person shall own, keep, harbor or have charge of any dog or cat over four months of age unless such dog or cat shall have been immunized against rabies. Such immunization shall be administered only by a qualified veterinarian licensed to practice under Ohio R.C. 4741.11. Failure to have such dog or cat immunized for rabies shall subject such dog to impoundment for failure to display a current rabies immunization tag on a collar, harness, leash or similar device, shall be prima-facie evidence of lack of rabies immunization. 
   (b)    Whoever violates this section is guilty of a minor misdemeanor. 
(Ord. 176-02.  Passed 10-21-02.)