§ 90.06 VICIOUS DOG.
   (A)   Generally. No person shall own or harbor a fierce or vicious dog, or a dog that has been bitten by an animal known to have been afflicted with rabies. All dogs found to be vicious and all rabid dogs shall be destroyed, unless otherwise disposed of by the owner thereof.
(2005 Code, § 131.006)
   (B)   Destruction of vicious dog. Whenever a dog is taken into custody by the Branch County Dog Warden or the Police Department for having bitten a person, the Dog Warden or the Police Department may, if deemed necessary and advisable, and after holding such dog a sufficient length of time to meet the requirements of the Health Officer for investigation, cause such dog to be destroyed as a vicious dog. Unless waived in writing, notice of intent to so destroy such dog shall be given to the owner, if known.
(2005 Code, § 131.009)
(Ord. 2-57, passed 9-9-1957) Penalty, see § 90.99