Sec. 4-21. Dog or cat bitten by a rabid animal; disposition.
In the case of a dog or cat known to have been bitten by a rabid animal, the following rules shall apply:
(1) If bitten or exposed dog or cat has not been vaccinated in accordance with the provisions of this chapter, such bitten or exposed dog or cat shall be immediately destroyed unless the owner is willing to place such domestic animal in strict isolation in a kennel under veterinary supervision for a period of not less than six (6) months; and
(2) If the bitten or exposed dog or cat has been vaccinated in accordance with this chapter, such domestic animal shall be subject to the following procedure:
(a) Such dog or cat shall be immediately revaccinated and confined for a period of not less than thirty days following vaccination;
(b) If such dog or cat is not immediately revaccinated, such dog or cat shall be confined in strict isolation in a kennel for a period of not less than (6) months under the supervision of a veterinarian; or
(c) Such dog or cat shall be destroyed if the owner does not comply with either subdivision (a) or (b) of this subdivision.
Source: Ord. No. 3523, § 22, 2-1-88