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(A) (1) All animals required to wear a rabies tag shall also be required to wear a tag identifying the owner and the owner's address. The purpose of the tag is to help prevent the animal from being confined at the shelter. It is recommended that the reverse side of the rabies tag be engraved with owner's name and address.
(2) Reasonable attempts will be made by the Animal Control Officer to return the animal to its owner using the identification tag.
(B) The Animal Control Officer shall, at his or her discretion, issue a warning or citation for violation of running at large.
(C) If the animal is wearing an identification tag but is not wearing a rabies tag the animal shall be held at the animal shelter until proof of rabies vaccination can be made.
(Ord. 483A, passed 3-23-1993; Ord. 483D, passed 8-27-1996)