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Whoever owns, keeps or harbors a dog, ferret, or cat, and fails and/or refuses to have such dog, ferret, or cat, vaccinated or re-vaccinated against rabies, or whoever vaccinates a dog, ferret, or cat, against rabies and fails or refuses to keep and report the required record or fails to provide the required tag, or whoever obstructs or interferes in any way with the enforcement of this chapter, shall, for the first offense, be fined not to exceed one hundred dollars ($100.00), and for the second offense, or a subsequent offense, shall be fined not to exceed five hundred dollars ($500.00), or imprisoned not to exceed ninety days or both. The prosecution shall always be as and for a first offense, unless the affidavit contains the allegation that it is a second or repeated offense.
(Res.171. Passed 5-28-97.)