For the purpose of this chapter, the following definitions shall apply unless the context clearly indicates or requires a different meaning.
   AT LARGE. Off the premises of the owner and not in the company of the owner or a member of his or her immediate family, restrained either by leash, cord, chain or otherwise.
   CAT. Both male and female, regardless of age, and whether or not the animal is spayed.
   CONFINED. The actual placing of an animal in any duly licensed or authorized dog pound or kennel or with a licensed veterinarian in either the town or the county.
   DOG. Both male and female.
   DOMESTIC ANIMAL. Any animal tamed or domesticated and kept, owned, harbored or possessed as a pet or as a domesticated animal used for food production or service to the owner or possessor.
   OFF THE PREMISES OF THE OWNER. Anywhere but on the property owned or leased by the owner. It also shall be intended to mean public walkways, streets or alleys.
   OWNER. Any person keeping or harboring a dog.
   RABIES. That disease of animals, including dogs and cats, as medically defined or determined by the State Veterinarian, local health office or their duly authorized and qualified agent or representative.
(Ord. 409, passed 7-17-2001)