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(A) It shall be unlawful for any person to suffer or permit any dogs, cats, guinea fowl, hares, horses, mules, donkeys, cattle, goats, sheep, chickens, turkeys, geese, ducks, pigeons, animals, or fowl to run, or be, at-large upon the public streets, avenues, or alleys of the city, or on the premises of any person other than the owner of the animals or fowl, and the premises not being in the possession or control of the owner of the animals or fowl.
(B) No female animal in heat shall be allowed or permitted to leave the property of the owner of the animal unless being transported by the owner and under the owner’s physical control at all times.
(C) Any person convicted of a violation of this section shall be punished by a fine not to exceed $200.
(D) Division (A) of this section does not apply to service animals while performing their qualifying services, or animals performing official police or rescue activities, or a community cat that has a left ear tip indicating that it has been sterilized and vaccinated through Trap-Neuter-Return.
(Ord. 92-08, passed 4-23-92; Am. Ord. 99-04, passed 2-23-99; Am. Ord. 2011-30, passed 9-13-11; Am. Ord. 2021-38, passed 8-24-21)