§ 90.35  PROPER CARE, MAINTENANCE AND DESTRUCTION OF IMPOUNDED ANIMALS.
   (A)   Any animal impounded in a county, city or town pound shall be given proper and humane care and maintenance.
   (B)   Any dog or cat destroyed while impounded in a county, city or town pound shall be destroyed only by the use of sodium pentobarbital or a derivative of sodium pentobarbital.
   (C)   If an animal is destroyed by means specified in divisions (B)(1) or (B)(3) above, it shall be done by a licensed veterinarian or in accordance with procedures established by the state’s Veterinarian pursuant to A.R.S. § 24-153.
   (D)   The governing body of any county, city or town which operates a pound shall establish procedures for the humane destruction of impounded animals by the methods described in divisions (B) and (C) above.
(Prior Code, § 6-2-17)