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(a) Except for guide dogs registered under RC 955.011 and dogs kept by an institution or organization for teaching and research purposes under RC 955.16, no person shall own, keep or harbor a dog more than three (3) months of age without annually registering such dog with the County Auditor. Failure of any dog at any time to wear a valid registration tag shall be prima facie evidence of lack of registration and subject such dog to impounding and disposition as provided by RC 955.16.
(b) Whoever violates this section is guilty of keeping an unregistered dog, a minor misdemeanor.
(Ord. No. 1020-76. Passed 6-14-76, eff. 6-18-76)