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(A) Registration of aggression-trained dogs. The chief of police shall have the authority to determine whether any individual or business entity is engaged in the aggression-training of dogs. If the Chief of Police makes such a determination, the individual or business entity must comply with the following requirements:
(1) The individual or business entity has a duty to provide registration information as required by the police department as it pertains to aggression-training of any kind of dog.
(2) The individual or business entity has the duty to maintain a current registration of all dogs thus trained, including the current location or address of the dog; and that information shall be provided to the police department upon the training of any such dog.
(3) The police department shall have the authority to inspect the premises engaged in aggression-training and to observe training methods and the safety of facilities during the operating hours of such facilities.
(4) The aggression-trained dogs must be maintained by adequate confinement. The police department and inspection services shall have the authority to require all aggression-trained dogs to be confined in a secure enclosure as set out in § 91.27(D).
(5) The owner, keeper or business entity engaged in the aggression-training of dogs shall meet and comply with all requirements of § 91.27(D) regarding the keeping and registration of dogs.
(6) The owner of any aggression-trained dog shall comply with all requirements of § 91.27(D).
(B) Unlawful acts. It shall be unlawful for any individual or business entity to fail to comply with any of the requirements stated in this section. It shall be unlawful for an individual or business entity to fail to inform the police department of any animal in the city that has been subject to some training or conditioning at an aggression-training facility and fail to carry out the duty to provide registration information as required by the Police Department.
(C) Appeal. If the chief of police determines that an individual or business entity is engaged in aggressive training of dogs, or a dog has been trained for fighting or aggressive attack, and the owner wishes to appeal that or the preventative measures imposed, then the appeal shall be the same as that stated in § 91.26.
(Ord. O-2011-07, passed 4-5-11)