§ 16-12. Destruction of animals that cannot be seized or confined by reasonable means.
Notwithstanding any other provision of this Chapter, a dog or cat that cannot be seized by
reasonable and normal means, trapped in a humane, live-capture animal trap, or tranquilized, may
be humanely destroyed in the field by the Sheriff or other law enforcement officers.
Vicious, dangerous/potentially dangerous animals so designated, wild animals, or an animal
attacking a human being, another pet, or livestock may be immediately destroyed, if such
destruction is necessary for the protection of the public health and safety or that of County staff.