Borough of Milton, PA
Northumberland County
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[Adopted 11-21-1979 by Ord. No. 831]

§ 93-1 Teasing or striking dogs.

It shall be unlawful for any person to willfully and maliciously taunt, torment, tease, beat or strike any dog used by the Police Department of the Borough of Milton in the performance of the functions or duties of such Department or to interfere with or meddle with any such dog used by said Department or any member thereof in the performance of the functions or duties of said Department or of such officer or member. Any person who shall violate any of the provisions of this article shall be deemed guilty of an offense, which shall be a summary offense.

§ 93-2 Injuring or killing dogs.

It shall be unlawful for any person to willfully or maliciously torture, mutilate, injure, disable, poison or kill any dog used by the Police Department of the Borough of Milton in the performance of the functions or duties of such Department or to interfere with or meddle with any such dog used by said Department or any member thereof in the performance of any of the functions or duties of said Department or such officer or member. Any person who shall violate any of the provisions of this article shall be deemed guilty of an offense, which shall be a summary offense.

§ 93-3 Enforcement.

It shall be the duty of the Borough Police of the Borough of Milton to enforce the provisions of this article and to make arrests for violations of said article.

§ 93-4 Violations and penalties.

[Amended 10-28-1998 by Ord. No. 1103]
Any person violating any of the provisions of this article shall be liable to a fine not exceeding $600, plus costs of prosecution and, in default of payment of such fine and costs, to imprisonment for a term not exceeding 30 days. In addition, any person violating any of the provisions of § 93-2 shall also be liable to payment of the cost and training of such dog.