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505.02 CRUELTY OR POISONING.
(a) No person shall overwork, overdrive, overload or drive when overloaded, or torment, cruelly beat, mutilate or underfeed any animal, or permit any such animal to be without proper protection from the elements.
(b) No person shall place or deposit any poisoned or poisonous substance anywhere within the City with intent to poison any domestic animal.
(c) No person shall keep any animal in an enclosure without wholesome exercise and an adequate supply of air.
(d) No person shall keep any animal in unsanitary and overcrowded conditions such that the animal is likely to become sick.
(e) No person shall fail to provide medical attention necessary to maintain any animal’s health.
(f) No person shall fail to comply with the humane confinement and treatment specifications as detailed in Section 505.21.
(g) Whoever violates this section is guilty of a misdemeanor of the fourth degree. If the offender previously has been convicted of or pleaded guilty to this section or a similar municipal ordinance or similar Revised Code section, the offense is a misdemeanor of the first degree.
(Ord. 055-2021. Passed 7-20-21.)