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a. Violation of any of the following sections of this chapter is a misdemeanor punishable upon conviction as provided for in VMC 7.00.010(N)(2):

1. Section 8.24.150, vicious behavior;

2. Section 8.24.160, wild animals;

3. Section 8.24.170, rabies carriers;

4. Section 8.24.171, rabies control;

5. Section 8.24.180, cruel treatment of animals;

6. Section 8.24.190, duty when striking with motor vehicle;

7. Section 8.24.240, obstruction of animal control agent;

8. Section 8.24.250, failure to respond.

b. Any violation of VMC 8.24.206 (Prevention of cruelty to animals) shall be a misdemeanor or gross misdemeanor as set forth in VMC 8.24.206 and shall be punishable as provided for in Chapter 16.52 RCW – Prevention of Cruelty to Animals.

c. Violations of VMC 8.24.166 (Potentially dangerous dogs and dangerous dogs) shall be a misdemeanor or gross misdemeanor as set forth in VMC 8.24.166 and punishable as set forth in VMC 7.00.010(N).

d. Notwithstanding the provisions of VMC 7.00.010(N), violation of any other provision of this chapter shall be a misdemeanor punishable by a fine of not more than one thousand dollars. (Ord. M-2727 § 7, 1987: Ord. M-2656 § 7, 1986: Ord. M-2397 § 22, 1983; Ord. M-4043, Amended, 02/25/2013, Sec 17 - Effective 03/29/2013)