For the purpose of this subchapter, the following definitions shall apply. Words used in the present tense include the future, words used in the plural number include the singular number and words in the singular number include the plural number.
      (1)   Any dog with a propensity, tendency, or disposition to attack, to cause injury or to otherwise endanger the safety of human beings or other domestic animals;
      (2)   Any dog that attacks, attempts to attack or that, by its actions, gives indication that it is liable to attack a human being or other domestic animal one or more times without provocation; or
      (3)   Any dog of a breed that appears on the list of the breeds established by City Council. The list shall include any dog that by physical appearance could be believed by any reasonable person to have sufficient physical or temperamental characteristics or behaviors to be a “mix” of any of the breeds listed or a “mix” with a non-listed dog where the mixture exhibits the dominant physical appearance of a dog on the list, and any other dog that has the substantial physical characteristics and appearance of those breeds on the list. Such list shall be available on the city’s website and in the City Clerk’s office.
   GUIDE/SERVICE DOGS. Any guide dog, signal dog, or other dog individually trained to do work or perform tasks for the benefit of an individual with a disability, including, but not limited to, guiding individuals with impaired vision, alerting individuals with impaired hearing to intruders or sounds, providing minimal protection or rescue work, pulling a wheelchair, or fetching dropped items.
   LAW ENFORCEMENT DOG. A dog trained to aid the police, in duties such as tracking, disabling or detaining criminals or detecting controlled substances.
(Prior Code, § 94.11) (Ord. O-120, passed 6-20-2011, effective 6-30-2011)