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Any unspayed female animal in the stage of estrus (heat) shall be confined during the period of time in a house, building or secure enclosure and the area of enclosure shall be so constructed that no other animal can gain access to the confined animal. Owners who do not comply shall be ordered to remove the animal in heat to a boarding kennel, veterinary hospital or animal shelter. All expenses incurred as a result of the confinement shall be paid by the owner. Failure to comply with the removal order of the City Officer shall be a violation of this chapter and the animal will then be impounded as prescribed in this chapter.
(Ord. 483, passed 1-27-1987; Ord. 483A, passed 3-23-1993; Ord. 483D, passed 8-27-1996) Penalty, see § 91.999