§ 90.006  DISEASED ANIMALS.
   (A)   No diseased animal shall be brought into the city.
   (B)   No domestic animal afflicted with a contagious or infectious disease shall be allowed to run at large or to be exposed in any public place whereby the health of a person or other animal may be affected, nor shall any diseased animal be shipped or removed from the premises of the owner or keeper thereof, except under the supervision of the Chief of Police, the Animal Control Officer or the state veterinarian.
   (C)   It shall be the duty of the Chief of Police or the Animal Control Officer, to secure the disposition of any diseased animal and to provide treatment of any infected premises so as to prevent the communication and spread of the contagious infection, except where the state veterinarian is empowered to and does act or where the owner employed a veterinarian to provide treatment. Any person owning or knowing of any animal afflicted with a suspected or confirmed contagious or infectious disease shall promptly report the information to both the City Police Department and the County Health Department.
(1980 Code, § 22.107)  Penalty, see § 90.999