6.05.020: PURPOSE:
The purpose of this title is to encourage responsible animal ownership, to protect the citizens of Coeur d'Alene from the negative effects of irresponsible animal ownership, to reduce the potential for conflicts associated with urban wildlife, and to protect animals from abuse and neglect, which can lead to animal behavior that endangers the health, safety and welfare of the citizens of Coeur d'Alene. (Ord. 3383 §2, 2010)