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A. Physical Abuse: It is unlawful for any person to wilfully or maliciously kill, maim, disfigure, torture, beat with a stick, chain, club or other object, mutilate, burn or scald, overdrive or otherwise cruelly set upon any animal. Each offense shall constitute a separate violation. (1999 R.O. § 25-6-1)
B. Confinement In Vehicle: It is unlawful for any person to carry or confine any animal in or upon any vehicle in a cruel or inhumane manner, including, but not limited to, carrying or confining such animal without adequate ventilation or for an unusual length of time. (1999 R.O. § 25-6-2)
C. Care And Maintenance: It shall be the duty of any person to provide any animal in his charge or custody, as owner or otherwise, with adequate food, drink, care (which shall include veterinary care) and shelter. (1999 R.O. § 25-6-3)
D. Animal Poisoning: It shall be unlawful for any person by any means to make accessible to any animal, with intent to cause harm or death, any substance that has in any manner been treated or prepared with any harmful or poisonous substance. This provision shall not be interpreted so as to prohibit the use of poisonous substances for the control of vermin in the furtherance of the public health when applied in such a manner as to reasonably prohibit access to other animals. (1999 R.O. § 25-6-4)
E. Injury To Animals By Motorists:
1. Every operator of a motor or other self-propelled vehicle upon the streets of the jurisdiction shall immediately upon injuring, striking, maiming or running down any domestic animal give such aid as can reasonably be rendered. In the absence of the owner, he shall immediately notify the animal control department, furnishing requested facts relative to such injury.
2. It shall be the duty of such operator to remain at or near the scene until such time as the appropriate authorities arrive, and upon the arrival of such authorities, the operator shall immediately identify himself to such authorities. Alternatively, in the absence of the owner, a person may give aid by taking the animal to the animal control facility or other appropriate facility and notifying the animal control department. Such animal may be taken in by the animal control facility and dealt with as deemed appropriate under the circumstances.
3. Emergency vehicles are exempted from the requirements of this provision. (1999 R.O. § 25-6-5)
F. Animals For Fighting: See Utah Code Annotated sections 76-9-301.1, 76-9-301.5 and 76-9-301.6. (1999 R.O. § 25-6-6)
G. Malicious Impounding: It shall be unlawful for any person maliciously to secrete or impound the animal of another. (1999 R.O. § 25-6-7)