507.01  DEFINITIONS.
   (a)   “Dog” means all members of the canine family of either sex and at least six months of age, unless otherwise specified in this article.
   (b)   (1)   “Vicious dog” means:
         A.   Any dog that when unprovoked bites or attacks a human being or other animal either on public or private property.
         B.   Any dog with a known propensity, tendency or disposition to attack unprovoked, to cause injury or to otherwise endanger the safety of human beings or domestic animals.
         C.   Any dog which attacks a human being or domestic animal without provocation.
         D.   Any dog owned or harbored primarily or in part for the purpose of dog fighting or any dog trained for dog fighting.
      (2)   “Vicious dog” does not include either of the following:
         A.   A dog that has killed or caused serious injury or has attacked or injured any person while that person was committing or attempting to commit a criminal offense;
         B.   A police dog while being used to assist one or more law enforcement officers in the performance of their official duties.
            (Ord. 2003-25.  Passed 11-3-03.)