Sec. 4-7. Vaccination against rabies required; vaccination tag.


Any person within the city owning a dog or cat three (3) months of age or older shall have such dog or cat vaccinated against rabies. Dogs or cats shall be vaccinated within thirty days after they have reached three (3) months of age, revaccinated within one year after the initial vaccination, and shall subsequently be revaccinated every two (2) years thereafter. No period of more than two (2) years shall elapse after any such dog or cat is first vaccinated until such dog or cat shall again be vaccinated except as set forth herein. Unvaccinated dogs or cats acquired or moved into the City of Norfolk must be vaccinated within seventy-two (72) hours after purchase or arrival, unless under three (3) months of age as set forth above. The rabies vaccination tag shall be attached to and kept upon the collar or harness of the dog or cat.


Source: Ord. No. 3523, 8, 2-1-88