Dogs running at large 10-215

It shall be unlawful for any owner of any dog to allow said dog to run at large upon the property of others or to allow said dog to become a nuisance, either by noise, disease, or other offensive habits. Dogs which are found running at large not on the property of the owner and/or creating a nuisance, will be confined. If the offensive dog has not been claimed by his owner within seven (7) days and all fines and expenses in concerning the dog are not paid within the seven (7) day period, the dog will be destroyed. (1978 Code ยง 3-215)