ARTICLE 2.02 RABIES CONTROL
Sec. 2.02.001 Vaccination of dogs, cats and ferrets required
The owner of each dog, cat, or domestic ferret kept within the city shall have every such dog, cat or domestic ferret vaccinated against rabies in accordance with Texas Administrative Code, section 169.29 and once each year thereafter. It shall be unlawful for any person to own or keep a dog, cat, or domestic ferret within the city limits unless the same has been vaccinated against rabies.
State law reference–Rabies vaccinations, V.T.C.A., Health and Safety Code, sec. 826.021 et seq.
Sec. 2.02.002 Wearing of vaccination tag
It shall be unlawful for an owner to allow a dog over the age of four (4) months to be at large without wearing a current metal vaccination tag issued by a veterinarian during the preceding twelve (12) months. The vaccination tag must be for the animal that is wearing it. It shall be prima facie evidence of vaccination against rabies that a dog is wearing attached to its collar a current metal vaccination tag.
Vaccination and Registration