CH3 3 .4 - Abuse of Animals

  1. When the operator of a motor vehicle strikes an animal he or she shall stop at once and render all possible assistance. The operator of the motor vehicle shall immediately report the injury or death of the animal to its owner.  If the owner cannot be immediately ascertained and located, the operator of the motor vehicle shall report the incident immediately to the Police Department.
  2. No person shall knowingly expose a poisonous substance, whether mixed with food or not, which can be eaten by any animal. However, a person may expose a common rat or mouse poison, unmixed or mixed with vegetable substances, on his or her property.

Further Information

'82 Code, Ord. No. 9-1982
Indiana Code 35-46-3-7 35-46-3-12 
Date Passed: 12/22/1982
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