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A. Duty To Restrain Dogs On Property: No person in the town of Yucca Valley owning, having possession, charge, custody or control of any dog shall permit or allow such dog to stray or run at large upon any public street, sidewalk, school ground, public park, playground, place of public assembly or any other public place or without the consent of the owner or person in control upon any private place or property.
B. Leash Laws: No person owning, having charge, care, custody or control of any dog shall bring his dog out of his premises or property unless said dog is secured by a substantial leash or lead and under the control of a person competent and capable to restrain such dog provided that the provisions of this subsection shall not apply to any official police dog while such dog is on duty or any dog while engaged in herding and control of livestock, hunting sporting purposes or competitive trials or training when under the immediate command and control of the person in charge.
C. Impound: Any dog found running at large, running loose or unrestrained may be impounded by an animal control officer or an officer of the San Bernardino County sheriff's department for a period in accordance with California state law. There shall be a reclaiming fee as set forth in a fee schedule adopted by the town council.
D. Females In Season: No unspayed female dog or cat in estrus shall be left so as to attract stray males.
E. Confinement Of Females: Every female dog or cat in heat shall be confined in a building or secure enclosure in such a manner that such female dog or cat cannot come into contact with another animal except for planned breeding. (Ord. 138, 5-15-2003)