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Prohibited acts of cruelty under the subchapter include:
(A) Overloading, overdriving, overriding, torturing or tormenting, mutilating or disfiguring any animal, including but not limited to all beasts of burden (horses, donkeys, mules, cattle, goats, swine, and sheep.)
(B) Driving or working an animal that is unfit for labor.
(C) Failing to provide proper veterinary attention to an animal that is maimed, diseased, disabled, or infirm in any manner.
(D) Leaving an animal confined or unconfined in any place, no matter what time of day, without proper shelter, food, or water or in an unsafe environment. This can include, but is not limited to, leaving a pet in a vehicle without adequate ventilation or in excessive heat or cold, leaving them chained or tied up with no access to shelter, food, or water, or leaving them in a kennel without access to shelter, food or water.
(E) Encouraging animals to fight, attack, or harm each other. This can include but is not limited to dog fighting of any kind, rat baiting, bear fighting, cock fighting and the pitting of any animal or reptile against another animal(s) or reptile(s), including rats, bears, cats, wildcats, lions, tigers, bulls, goats, foxes, opossums, raccoons, swine, snakes, alligators, and the like.
(Ord. 10-32-05, passed 10-5-2005)