Whenever a dog is taken into custody of the Branch County Dog Warden or the Police Department for having bitten a person, the Dog Warden of 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, § 131.008) (Ord. 2-57, passed 9-9-1957)