Chapter 6.23 Impoundment Authorized
Section 6.23.080 Disposal of Unredeemed Animals
The department may dispose of humanely, or may transfer to a new owner upon
the applicable fee, any impounded animal not claimed by its owner or custodian within the
prescribed holding time. Animals relinquished by their owners may be humanely destroyed
without regard to the prescribed holding time in order to alleviate suffering or to protect other
impounded animals from exposure to a contagious disease.
(2004-20, Added, 06/17/2004)