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Ord 1802 4/14/1958ORD INANC_1 NO. Z1 1,11 ORDINANCE' :AMENDING OR��INANCE NO. 1784, WHICH IS . ',N ORDINANCE REGULATING DOGS 'WITHIN THE CITY LIMITS OF WICHITA FALLS, TEXAS, BY Alvl-E' STD ING SECT ION 2 THEREOF; PROVIDING FOR LICENSES AND REGISTRATION; AND AMENDING SECTICTT 3 PROVIDING FOR VACCIP:ATION; AMENDING SECTION 5, AND D_ECLAR ING AN EMERGENCY. BE IT ORDAINED BY THE BOARD OF ALDERMEN OF THE CITY OF WICHITA FALLS, TEXAS: SECTION 1. That Ordinance No. 1784, which is an ordinance regu- lating dogs within the city limits of the City of Wichita Falls, Te;;as, is hereby amended so that Sections 2, 3 and 5 thereof shall hereafter read as follows: 1ES:CTION 2. Licenses and Registration Required.- All doas kept, harbored, or main wined y t eir owners in the City of 1,7i9chita Falls shall be licensed and registered if over 2 months of age. Dog licenses shall be issued by the Chief of Police upon payment of a license fee of One Dollar (I'1.00) for each dog, male or female. The Chief V" of Police may authorize any licensed veterinarian to be his agent to collect the license tax. The owner shall state at the time application is made for such license, and upon printed forms provided for such purpose, his name and address, and the name, breed, color and sex of each dog owned or kept by him. The provision of this sec- tion shall not be intended to apply to dogs whose owners are non- residents temporarily within the City, nor to dogs brought into the City for the purpose of participating in any dog show. But in no event shall the Chief of Police or his duly authorized agent, issue a license tag to any owner of a dog unless and until such owner shall furnish a vaccination certificate issued by a licensed veterinarian. The license shall be in effect for one year from date of the vaccination certificate. "Section 3. Vaccination. - It shall be unlawful for the owner of any dog to keen or maintain such dog unless it shall have been vaccinated by a licensed veterinarian i' with anti- rabies vaccine within one year preceding the date on which such dog is i-.ept and maintained. Live Flury strain chick embryo vaccine shall be used on all dogs over 5 months of age. Puppies 2 to 5 months of age which receive dead tissue vaccine must be re- vaccinated within 3 months or the dog license will be suspended. "Section 5. That the provisions of this ordinance shall not apply to dogs which are not over two months of age nor to dogs which are being led upon the streets or other public places in the City and which are secured by means of a suitable collar and leash." SECTION 2. In order to protect the public safety, it is necessaryT11at dogs be regulated within the city Limits of the City of �Ifichita Falls, Te_,,as, which creates an emergency and in order to protect the safety of this community, this ordinance is enacted as an emergency measure and shall be in full force and effect from and after its passage and 7ubIication. PASSED AND APPROVi.D this 14th day of April, "k. D. 1958. i" T : , aycr -% Geo. T. Henderson, City Clergy{ 2. April Ass 1958 Times Publishing 00* Wichita Falls# Twins Gentlemen: Please publish the enclosed copy of Ordinance Noe 18Mp in the Wichita Falls Record Nwse one issue, on Thursday, A -)ril 17th. Please furnish this office Certificate of Puc)lication,O together idth oopy of such publication. Yours tru4 Goo. T. Hendersonf City Clerk