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(a) No person shall maliciously, or willfully and without the consent of the owner, administer poison, except a licensed veterinarian acting in that capacity, to a dog, cat or any other domestic animal that is the property of another; and no person shall, willfully and without the consent of the owner, place any poisoned food where it may be easily found and eaten by any such animal, either upon his or her own lands or the lands of another.
(R.C. § 959.03)
(b) Whoever violates division (a) of this section is guilty of a misdemeanor of the fourth degree.
(R.C. § 959.99(C))