(A)   No person shall knowingly engage in or be employed at cockfighting, bearbaiting, or pitting an animal against another, no person shall receive money for the admission of another to a place kept for this purpose; no person shall use, train, or possess any animal for seizing, detaining, or maltreating a domestic animal. Any person who knowingly purchases a ticket of admission to such place, or is present thereat, or witnesses such spectacle, is an aider and abettor.
(R.C. § 959.15)
   (B)   Whoever violates division (A) of this section is guilty of a misdemeanor of the fourth degree.
(R.C. § 959.99(C))
Statutory reference:
   Dogfighting, felony provisions, see R.C. § 959.16