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A. The office of animal services investigates reported incidents involving animals which may be potentially dangerous. Upon such investigation and utilizing the office of animal services' written standards, if the office of animal services finds the animal to constitute a sufficient menace to the public's health and safety, such animal shall then be classified as potentially dangerous. The owner shall receive written notification of the office of animal services' classification of the animal.
B. The owner of an animal that has been classified as potentially dangerous shall enter into a containment agreement with the office of animal services and shall also take whatever other measures are necessary to confine or restrain such animal to prevent any future incidents from occurring that constitute a menace to the public health and safety.
C. The office of animal services is responsible for investigating alleged violations of subsection B of this section after an animal has been classified as potentially dangerous. A citation may be issued to the owner of any potentially dangerous animal in violation of subsection B of this section. (Ord. 21-14, 2014)