505.05  KILLING OR INJURING ANIMALS.
   (a)   No person shall maliciously, or willfully, and without the consent of the owner, kill or injure a farm animal, dog, cat, or other domestic animal that is the property of another.  This section does not apply to a licensed veterinarian acting in an official capacity, or to trespassing animals as set forth in Ohio R.C. 959.04. 
(ORC 959.02; Adopting Ordinance)
   (b)   Except as otherwise provided herein, whoever violates this section is guilty of a misdemeanor of the first degree.
(Ord. 1999-8. Passed 1-5-99.)