(A)   Vicious animals at large. It is unlawful for an owner to permit a vicious animal to run at large. The vicious animal shall be immediately impounded by the Animal Control Officer.
   (B)   Displays of vicious animals. Public exhibitions or parades of vicious or wild animals may be conducted only upon securing a permit.
   (C)   Destruction of vicious animals. An officer of the Police Department or Animal Control Officer is authorized to immediately destroy any vicious animal, including domestic animals, livestock and wild animals, when it is immediately necessary for the protection of a person or property.
(1976 Code, § 6-2)  Penalty, see § 10.99