Duty of a Poundkeeper

Each Poundkeeper shall provide premises for the enclosure and safe keeping of any animal or animals impounded, and shall ensure that the premises are clean and in good repair.    The Poundkeeper may establish from time to time temporary premises for the confinement of livestock apprehended within or outside the municipal boundary.

Each Poundkeeper shall detain impounded animals until the owner has paid the costs and charges of such impounding, care and keeping and appraised damages and if not paid shall be authorized to sell the animal(s) as set out in the appointment by-law and applicable legislation.