§ 90.20  ABANDONING ANIMALS.
   (A)   No owner or keeper of a dog, cat, or other domestic animal shall abandon the animal.
(R.C. § 959.01)
   (B)   Whoever violates division (A) of this section is guilty of a misdemeanor of the second degree on a first offense and a misdemeanor of the first degree on each subsequent offense.
(R.C. § 959.99(E)(3)) (Rev. 2003)