(A) All animals released from the county animal shelter whether by return to owner or adoption shall be implanted with a microchip prior to release. Canines released from the shelter by return to owner shall also be subject to the canine licensing fees outlined in § 90.04. A hound or other hunting dog which is impounded at the shelter as a result of the dog’s having become temporarily lost or having wandered from immediate control or sight of the owner or handler while engaged in hunting as established in KRS 258.215 will be exempt from the microchipping requirement of this section.
(Ord. passed 6-16-2015) Penalty, see § 90.99