DOGS MUST BE KEPT ON LEASH Sec. 7-124.
Dogs; running at large prohibited. It shall be unlawful for any owner, possessor or person who keeps a dog to permit the same to run at large within the Town. A dog shall be deemed to be running at large when it is off or away from the premise of the owner, possessor or keeper thereof or on any property accessible by the public and is not under the direct control of such owner, possessor or keeper by a leash no longer than ten (10) feet in length, or within a vehicle or other confinement.
DOG BITES MUST BE REPORTED IMMEDIATELY. OWNER SHOULD STAY ON SCENE OR LEAVE THEIR INFORMATION Sec. 7-91.
Animal bites. (a) Reporting. Any person having knowledge of an animal who bites a person or other animal shall immediately report the incident to the Police Department or the Animal Control Officer. (b) Quarantine of animals. Any animal which has bitten a person shall be quarantined and observed for a period of ten (10) days from the date of the bite, at the expense of the owner. The procedure and place of quarantine and observation shall be designated by the Animal Control Officer. The owner of any animal that has been reported as having inflicted a bite on any person shall, on demand, produce the animal for quarantine. Refusal to produce the animal for quarantine constitutes a violation of this Section, and each day of such refusal shall constitute a separate and distinct violation.
DOGS SHOULD NOT BE TIED AND LEFT UNATTENDED IN PUBLIC PLACES Sec. 7-88.
Unattended animals. No owner shall tether an animal in a public place and then leave the same unattended.
DOGS SHOULD NOT BE LEFT IN VEHICLES WITHOUT ADEQUATE VENTILATION AND WATER Sec. 7-85.
Cruelty to animals prohibited. (c) No owner or person shall confine any animal within a parked vehicle without adequate ventilation or water. The Animal Control Officer may remove the animal from the vehicle if the Animal Control Officer reasonably determines that probable cause exists that the animal is subject to a hazard to its health.