§ 92.03  RUNNING AT LARGE.
   (A)   (1)   It shall be unlawful for the dog or cat of any person who owns, harbors, or keeps a dog or cat, to run at large. A person, who owns, harbors, or keeps a dog or cat which runs at large shall be guilty of a misdemeanor. Dogs or cats on a leash and accompanied by a responsible person or accompanied by and under the control and direction of a responsible person, so as to be effectively restrained by command as by leash, shall be permitted in streets or on public land unless the city has posted an area with signs reading “Dogs or Cats Prohibited.”
      (2)   No person may own a dangerous dog unless the dog is registered according to the provisions of M.S. § 347.51 as it may be amended from time to time.  Dangerous dogs and cats and potentially dangerous dogs and cats shall be kept in accordance with the provisions of M.S. §§ 347.50 to 347.54, as they may be amended from time to time.
      (3)   No person shall own, harbor or keep any dog over five months of age unless the dog has been vaccinated within the past 12 months with a killed rabies vaccine or within the past 24 months with a live rabies vaccine and a certificate of vaccination has been obtained.
      (4)   No person shall own, harbor or keep any cat over six months of age unless the cat has been vaccinated within the past 12 months for rabies and a certificate of rabies has been obtained.
      (5)   No dog license shall be issued pursuant to division (A) above unless the owner presents the certificate of vaccination at the time of the license application.
   (B)   The restrictions imposed by division (A) above shall not prohibit the appearance of a dog upon the streets or other public place when the dog is on a leash or under restraint except a female dog in heat or season.
(Ord. passed 4-12-83; Am. Ord. 09-01, passed 1-21-09)  Penalty, see § 10.99