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A. The office of animal services investigates reported incidents involving animals that may be vicious. Upon such investigation and utilizing the office of animal services' written standards, if the office of animal services finds the animal to constitute a vicious animal, such animal shall be so classified. The owner shall receive written notification of the classification of the animal.
B. Any animal that has been classified as vicious shall be impounded by animal services. The animal shall be kept at the animal shelter and placed in rabies quarantine if necessary for the proper length of time, or held for ten (10) days after the owner's receipt of notification, and the animal shall be euthanized or otherwise appropriately processed by animal services unless the owner initiates an appeal procedure within that ten (10) day period. (Ord. 21-14, 2014)