§ 91.03  GENERAL ANIMAL CARE REQUIREMENTS.
   Every owner or his or her agent residing within the corporate limits of the city shall see that each of his or her animals:
   (A)   Is kept in a clean, sanitary, and healthy manner and is not confined so as to be forced to stand, sit, or lie in its own excrement;
   (B)   Has sufficient and wholesome food and water, which is proper and nutritional for that species of animal;
   (C)   Lives in a structure, meeting minimum veterinary standards, which will protect that animal from all elements of the weather and will allow that animal to stand, sit, and lie down without restriction, and which is kept in a sanitary manner;
   (D)   If ill, diseased, or injured, receives proper veterinary care as necessary to promote the good health of the animal and prevent the transmittal of a disease to other animals or human beings;
   (E)   Is not beaten, ill-treated, overloaded, over-worked, tormented or otherwise abused or neglected or involved in any dog fight, cockfight, bullfight, or other combat between animals or between animals and humans;
   (F)   Is not physically altered in any manner by anyone other than a veterinarian, except for tattooing for identification purposes and grooming;
   (G)   Is not abandoned, neglected, or tortured;
   (H)   Does not become a public nuisance;
   (I)   Does not become a dangerous animal;
   (J)   In the case of a dog or cat over the age of three months, is properly vaccinated against rabies by a licensed veterinarian annually, or upon such frequency as may be specified by state law, and the  animal shall be licensed as required by this chapter and state law;
   (K)   Is properly restrained and not at large;
   (L)   During mating season, is kept in a secure enclosure in such a manner that it cannot come into contact with another animal of the same species, except for planned breeding.
(Ord. 4-2005, passed 2-28-05)  Penalty, see § 91.99