(A)   If the owner of the dog has not appealed the impoundment order to the circuit court in the county in which the animal was impounded within seven working days, the dog may be humanely dispatched. A dog found to be a vicious dog shall not be released to the owner until the Administrator, an animal control warden or the Director approves the enclosure as defined in this section.
   (B)   No owner or keeper of a vicious dog shall sell or give away the dog.
(1999 Code, § 3-3-3)