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No person shall promote, stage, hold, manage, conduct, or carry on any animal fight, or train any animal for the purpose of an animal fight or any other type of contest, game or fight of a similar nature, nor any simulated version of same that involves baiting or inciting an animal to fight.
Any person who violates any of the provisions of this section shall upon conviction thereof be punished by a fine of not less than $1,000.00 nor more than $5,000.00 for the first offense or second offense and shall be punished as a misdemeanor for each subsequent offense by incarceration in the county jail for a term not to exceed six months or by both fine and imprisonment.
(Prior code § 98-17; Amend Coun. J. 7-31-90, p. 19875; Amend Coun. J. 12-4-02, p. 99026, § 4.1; Amend Coun. J. 3-14-07, p. 99838, § 1)