Those species of animals as the Board of Supervisors may designate by ordinance may not be sold within the territorial limits of the City and County of San Francisco; provided, however, that the following animals shall not be prohibited: psittacine birds, canaries, finches, fish, turtles, hamsters, domestic dogs, domestic cats, domestic rats, domestic mice, and guinea pigs.
Nothing in this Section shall prohibit City Departments, recognized educational institutions, licensed clinical laboratories, or medical research facilities which are in conformity with State or Federal laws from taking title to or possessing animals the sale of which may be prohibited by ordinance as specified above.
(Added by Ord. 314-71; App. 12/23/71)