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6.01.040 Probable cause to impound animal.
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Any law enforcement or animal control officer having probable cause to believe that any person has violated any provision of this title by reason of their animal’s misconduct may impound or cause to be impounded any such animal. Such impoundment shall be subject to all other sections of this title and all other municipal laws.

When a law enforcement or animal control officer has probable cause to believe a dog is a dangerous dog, they may impound the dog. Such dog shall be held in the shelter or a secure veterinary hospital until a hearing is held to determine the dog’s status or the deadline for requesting such a hearing has passed. When a law enforcement or animal control officer has probable cause to believe a dog is a potentially dangerous dog, they may impound the animal. The law enforcement or animal control officer may require that such dog be held in the shelter or a secure veterinary hospital until a hearing is held to determine the animal’s status or the deadline for requesting such a hearing has passed. (Ord. 6424 § 1, 2012.)

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