2014 Oklahoma Statutes
Title 4. Animals
§4-99. Failure to keep domestic animals enclosed – Penalties.

4 OK Stat § 4-99 (2014) What's This?

A. Any person who:

1. Willfully omits to keep a domestic animal such person owns or has charge of within a suitable enclosure;

2. Allows the animal to be unrestrained or to run at large, with notice, actual or constructive, that the enclosure within which the animal is kept is open; or

3. Knowingly causes a domestic animal to escape confinement,

shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor and upon conviction thereof shall be punished by a fine of not more than Fifty Dollars ($50.00) for each offense, or not more than thirty (30) days' imprisonment in the county jail for each offense, or by both fine and imprisonment.

B. For the purpose of this act, the term "domestic animals" shall not include domestic house pets.

Added by Laws 1972, c. 131, § 1, emerg. eff. April 7, 1972. Amended by Laws 2000, c. 206, § 4, emerg. eff. May 19, 2000; Laws 2007, c. 5, § 16, eff. Nov. 1, 2007.

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