Sec. 7-39. Vaccination certificate issued.
(a) At the time of vaccination, a certificate of inoculation setting forth the type of vaccine used shall be issued to the dog's or cat's owner. A copy of the vaccination certificate shall be retained by the vaccinating veterinarian or the certified animal technician, and a copy shall be sent at once to the department of public health of the city and kept on file, where duplicate copies may be obtained by the owner upon payment of a fee of twenty-five cents ($0.25). Such certificate of vaccination shall be properly executed and signed by the licensed veterinarian or certified animal technician performing the vaccination.
(b) The certificate issued pursuant to paragraph (a) of this section shall be NASPHV Form #50, or its equivalent, and shall certify that the dog or cat has been vaccinated in accordance with this article, and shall include the following information:
(1) The date of the vaccination;
(2) The date for required revaccination;
(3) The rabies tag number;
(4) A brief description of the dog or cat or its age, sex and breed; and
(5) The name and address of the animal's owner.
(c) The certificate issued pursuant to paragraph (a) of this section shall be preserved by the owner of the dog or cat and exhibited promptly on request for inspection by the animal protection officer or any law enforcement officer. (Code 1959, § 4-43; Ord. of 8-14-79; Ord. No. O-87-059, § 1, 3-24-87)
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