618.02  ABANDONING ANIMALS.
   (a)    No owner or keeper of a dog, cat or other domestic animal shall abandon such animal.
(ORC 959.01; Ord. 1971-754. Passed 2-14-72.)
   (b)    Whoever violates 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.  Punishment shall be as provided in Section 698.02.
(ORC 959.99(A))