A.   No person shall knowingly abandon an animal that is owned, harbored or kept by him. (2001 Code § 90.17)
   B.   Any person desiring to cease owning, harboring or keeping a dog shall take the dog to the city animal pound, giving custody of the dog to the animal control officer. The dog shall be subject to immediate adoption or humanely destroyed, unless redeemed as provided in sections 90.39 through 90.41 of this chapter. (2001 Code § 90.17; amd. 2012 Code)
   C.   Animals may be delivered to the animal shelter by their owners to be destroyed for humane reasons. (2001 Code § 90.17)