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(A) It shall be unlawful for any person having the charge or custody of an animal, as owner or otherwise, to place or confine such animal or allow such animal to be placed or confined or to remain in a motor vehicle or trailer under such condition for such period of time as may endanger the health or well-being of such animal due to heat, lack of food or water, or such circumstances as may reasonably be expected to cause suffering, disability, or death.
(B) The Animal Services Officer is authorized to instruct any animal services personnel or police officer finding an animal in a motor vehicle or trailer in violation of this section to obtain a locksmith, at the owner’s expense, or to break and enter the vehicle or trailer if necessary, to remove the animal.
(Ord. 92-08, passed 4-23-92; Am. Ord. 2014-30, passed 11-18-14) Penalty, see § 10.99