(a) Certificate required. It shall be unlawful for any person to have or possess a dangerous dog or potentially dangerous dog without a certificate of registration issued by the county. No more than one certificate of registration shall be granted per person or owner for a dangerous dog or potentially dangerous dog. No more than one certificate shall be issued per domicile.
(1) It shall be unlawful for the owner of any animal to permit such animal to be out of his immediate control and restraint, or to be left unattended off the premises of the owner, or to be upon the property of another person without the permission of the owner or person in possession of such other property.
(a) Any person who abuses an animal, or aids another person in abusing an animal, or causes or permits an animal to abuse another animal, by acting or failing to act, shall be in violation of this chapter. Cruelty to an animal includes but is not limited to:
(a) Any person shall be in violation of this chapter and shall be guilty of aggravated cruelty who knowingly and maliciously causes or aids another person or animal in causing or attempting to cause the death, physical harm or serious disfigurement of an animal by, but not limited to, any of the following:
Any animal that has not received humane care, that has been subjected to cruelty in violation of sections 10-121 through 10-121.2 or 10-121.6, or that is used or intended for use in any violation of sections
(a) Animal owners, or persons who care for animals at the person's residence, must keep their property, including but not limited to their yards, porches, balconies, decks, and interior living spaces reasonably free of animal waste including feces and urine and the residue thereof.
It shall be unlawful to purchase, sell, own, possess, harbor or breed skunks, foxes, prairie dogs, raccoons, coyotes, wolves, hybrid wolves, any hybrid animal that is part wild animal, exotic cats or any other wildlife unless licensed by the respective federal or state department of agriculture to possess such animal.
(Ord. of 6-11-85; Ord. of 10-24-89; Res. of 11-9-93; Ord. of 6-28-94; Code 1977, § 3-5-26; Ord. of 5-24-05)