505.28 SERIOUS PHYSICAL HARM BY DANGEROUS, AGGRESSIVE OR VICIOUS DOGS.
   (a)   No person, being the owner or having the care, custody or control of any dangerous, aggressive  or vicious dog within the City, whether hunting, training or otherwise, shall allow such dog to cause serious physical harm to any person, except in defense of such owner’s person or property.
   (b)   Lack of intent on the part of such person to allow such dog to injure another, or the lack of knowledge of the violent propensities of such dog, is not a defense to a violation of this section.
   (c)   Whoever violates this section is guilty of a misdemeanor and shall be fined not more than five thousand dollars ($5,000) or sentenced to a term of incarceration of not more than one year or both.  (Ord.  36-2019.  Passed 6-10-19.)