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A. Prohibited: No animal afflicted with a contagious or infectious disease shall be allowed to run at large or be exposed to any public place whereby the health of man or beast may be affected.
B. Removal: It shall be unlawful for any person knowing or suspecting an animal which has rabies or with a contagious or infectious disease to allow such an animal to be taken off his premises or beyond the limits of the town without the written permission of the animal control officer. Every owner or other person knowing or suspecting that an animal has rabies or any contagious or infectious disease shall immediately notify the animal control officer who shall either remove the animal to the pound or summarily destroy it, except in cases where the state health officer or state veterinarian is empowered to act. (Ord. 119, 2-25-1997)