Inhumane Treatment - 6.12

6.12.010 Acts of cruelty
It shall be unlawful for any person:
  1. To commit or cause to be committed any act of cruelty, harassment, or torture to any animal or to intentionally cause such animal to be mutilated or inhumanely killed.
  2. To overload, overwork, torture, beat, mutilate, needlessly kill, cause harassment, or intentionally cause such animal to be inhumanely injured or killed, or otherwise treat any animal in a cruel or inhumane manner
  3. As owner to fail to provide an owned animal with adequate and proper food, drink, protection from the weather, or adequate space, consistent with the normal requirements and habitats of the animal’s sex, species, and breed.
  4. Ownership of an animal shall not be a defense to any charges brought for a violation of this Chapter.