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For the purpose of this subchapter the following definitions shall apply unless the context clearly indicates or requires a different meaning.
ABANDON. Abandonment shall constitute the relinquishment of all rights and claims by the owner to the animal.
AT LARGE. Off the premises of the owner, and not under the control of the owner or his or her agent either by leash, cord, chain, or otherwise.
OWNER. Every person having a right of property to an animal and every person who keeps or harbors an animal, has it in his or her care, or permits it to remain on or about the premises owned or occupied by him or her.