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(A) Sale of animals as novelties or use as prize prohibited.
(1) No person shall display, sell, offer for sale, barter, or give away any animal, reptile, or bird as a novelty or as an advertising device.
(2) No rabbit, chick, gosling, duckling, turkey or other fowl may be dyed or otherwise colored artificially; nor shall any dyed or artificially colored rabbits, chicks, goslings, ducklings, turkeys, or other fowl be sold, offered for sale, displayed, used as barter, or given away.
(B) Exceptions. This section shall not be construed to prohibit the sale or display of natural chicks, ducklings, goslings, turkeys, or other domestic fowl in proper brooder facilities by hatcheries or stores engaged in the business of selling them to be raised for commercial purposes. Nor shall this section prohibit a pet shop holding a valid permit under this chapter or a legitimate humane society or animal shelter, from humanely caring for, adopting out, or selling animals as pets.
(Ord. 4-2005, passed 2-28-05) Penalty, see § 91.99