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(a) It is unlawful for any person to leave any dog or other animal in an unattended motor vehicle without adequate ventilation or in such a manner as to subject the animal to extreme temperatures that may adversely affect the health or well being of the animal.
(b) In the event that any animal is confined in a vehicle in violation of subsection (a), or in a manner giving an animal control officer or police officer reasonable cause to believe that the animal is confined in violation of subsection (a), the officer shall have the power to enter the vehicle to release the animal. The city shall not be liable for any damages resulting from the use of such reasonable force.
(c) Violation of this section shall be a misdemeanor.
(Ord. 4866 § 2, 2005)