Section 3. Section 5-1 (Definitions) of the SAMC is hereby amended to read
<br />as follows:
<br />Sec. 5-1. — Definitions
<br />Unless the particular provisions or the context otherwise requires the definitions and
<br />provisions contained in this section shall govern the construction meaning and
<br />application of words and phrases used in this chapter.
<br />(a) Animal includes, but not limited to, birds, cats, dogs, fishes, fowl, rabbits, reptiles
<br />and nonhuman mammals.
<br />(b) Apiary means the place where bees are kept and maintained, usually in a collection
<br />of hives or colonies.
<br />(c) Bee means any stage of the common domestic honey bee, Apis Mellifera.
<br />(d) Bird includes, but is not limited to, budgies, canaries, cardinals, cockatiels,
<br />cockatoos, doves, finches, lories, lorikeets, lovebirds, macaws, parakeets, parrots,
<br />pigeons, sparrows, toucans and weavers.
<br />(e) Commercial kennels means any lot, building, structure, or premises where more
<br />than three (3) dogs over the age of four (4) months are kept or maintained for any
<br />purpose, including but not limited to boarding, training, or breeding, exclusive of
<br />dental, medical, or surgical care, or for quarantine purposes.
<br />(f) Domesticated animal means any dog, housecat (felis catus), livestock, rabbit, poultry
<br />or bird.
<br />(g) Dog includes any male, female, or neuter domesticated member of the species canis
<br />familiaris, but excludes other members of the family canidae.
<br />(h) Estray means any animal found running at large upon any land within the city.
<br />(i) Fowl means any larger domestic bird generally used for food and includes, but is not
<br />limited to, the chicken, duck, goose and turkey.
<br />(j) Hive means a structure for the housing of a bee colony.
<br />(k) Livestock means animals kept for use on a farm and includes, but is not limited to,
<br />any swine, sheep, goat, horse, cattle, equine or bovine animal.
<br />(1) Owner means any person having title to any animal, or a person who has, harbors,
<br />or keeps, or who causes or permits to be harbored or kept, an animal in his care, or
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