It shall be unlawful for any person to drive or work when overloaded or unfit for labor, overwork, torture, torment, cruelly beat, maim, disfigure, or without just cause or excuse kill an animal, or for an owner, possessor, or person who assumes the custody or charge of an animal, to abandon it or cause the animal to be abandoned in any place without making provisions for the animal’s adequate care by providing it with sufficient food, water, shelter and medical attention to maintain the animal in a state of good health.
(Ord. 232, passed 1-25-1927; Ord. 3333, passed 7-8-1996)
Animal cruelty laws, see MCLA 750.50