§ 955.01 Registration of dogs
§ 955.011 Registration for guide, leader, hearing or support dogs to be free and permanent
§ 955.012 Law enforcement canine registration
§ 955.013 Registration of dogs and kennels via internet
§ 955.02 Definition of “dog kennel” or “kennel”
§ 955.03 Dogs are personalty
§ 955.04 Kennel registration
§ 955.05 Registration of dog or dog kennel during year
§ 955.06 Registration fee for partial year and multiple years
§ 955.07 Certificate of registration – record kept by county auditor
§ 955.08 Tags
§ 955.09 Period of validity
§ 955.10 Tags to be worn
§ 955.11 Transfer of ownership certificate
§ 955.12 Dog wardens
§ 955.121 Appointment of sheriff as county dog warden
§ 955.14 Increasing dog and kennel registration fees
§ 955.15 Impounding dogs
§ 955.16 Disposing of impounded dogs
§ 955.17 Costs – fees
§ 955.18 Redemption of dog
§ 955.19 Funds
§ 955.20 Dog and kennel fund
§ 955.201 Ohio pet fund – sterilization services
§ 955.21 Prohibition against failure to register dog kennel
§ 955.22 Confining, restraining, debarking dogs; dangerous dog registration certificate
§ 955.221 Local ordinances or resolutions pertaining to dog control
§ 955.222 Hearings for dog designation
§ 955.23 Prohibition against failure of duty by dog warden
§ 955.24 Prohibition against hindering the capture of an unregistered dog
§ 955.25 Unlawful tag
§ 955.26 Rabies quarantine
§ 955.261 Duties after dog bites person
§ 955.27 Disposition of surplus fund
§ 955.28 Dog may be killed for certain acts – owner liable for damages
§ 955.39 Prohibition against violating a rabies quarantine
§ 955.40 Forfeiture
§ 955.41 Examination of claim
§ 955.42 Reimbursement for rabies bite
§ 955.43 Dogs with blind, deaf or mobility impaired person
§ 955.44 Fines credited to dog and kennel fund
§ 955.50 Sale and transportation of dogs
§ 955.51 Claims for value of animals injured or killed by coyote
§ 955.52 Hearing on claims for value of animals injured or killed by coyote
§ 955.53 Claim forms for value of animals injured or killed by coyote
§ 955.54 Possession of certain dogs by convicted felons prohibited
§ 955.99 Penalty

Terms Used In Ohio Code > Chapter 955

  • Affidavit: A written statement of facts confirmed by the oath of the party making it, before a notary or officer having authority to administer oaths.
  • agriculture: includes farming; ranching; aquaculture; algaculture meaning the farming of algae; apiculture and related apicultural activities, production of honey, beeswax, honeycomb, and other related products; horticulture; viticulture, winemaking, and related activities; animal husbandry, including, but not limited to, the care and raising of livestock, equine, and fur-bearing animals; poultry husbandry and the production of poultry and poultry products; dairy production; the production of field crops, tobacco, fruits, vegetables, nursery stock, ornamental shrubs, ornamental trees, flowers, sod, or mushrooms; timber; pasturage; any combination of the foregoing; the processing, drying, storage, and marketing of agricultural products when those activities are conducted in conjunction with, but are secondary to, such husbandry or production; and any additions or modifications to the foregoing made by the director of agriculture by rule adopted in accordance with Chapter 119. See Ohio Code 1.61
  • Another: when used to designate the owner of property which is the subject of an offense, includes not only natural persons but also every other owner of property. See Ohio Code 1.02
  • Answer: The formal written statement by a defendant responding to a civil complaint and setting forth the grounds for defense.
  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • Beneficiary: A person who is entitled to receive the benefits or proceeds of a will, trust, insurance policy, retirement plan, annuity, or other contract. Source: OCC
  • Bond: includes an undertaking. See Ohio Code 1.02
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Discovery: Lawyers' examination, before trial, of facts and documents in possession of the opponents to help the lawyers prepare for trial.
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Executor: A male person named in a will to carry out the decedent
  • Fair market value: The price at which an asset would change hands in a transaction between a willing, informed buyer and a willing, informed seller.
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Fiscal year: The fiscal year is the accounting period for the government. For the federal government, this begins on October 1 and ends on September 30. The fiscal year is designated by the calendar year in which it ends; for example, fiscal year 2006 begins on October 1, 2005 and ends on September 30, 2006.
  • Guardian: A person legally empowered and charged with the duty of taking care of and managing the property of another person who because of age, intellect, or health, is incapable of managing his (her) own affairs.
  • in writing: includes any representation of words, letters, symbols, or figures; this provision does not affect any law relating to signatures. See Ohio Code 1.59
  • Indemnification: In general, a collateral contract or assurance under which one person agrees to secure another person against either anticipated financial losses or potential adverse legal consequences. Source: FDIC
  • Internet: means the international computer network of both federal and nonfederal interoperable packet switched data networks, including the graphical subnetwork known as the world wide web. See Ohio Code 1.59
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • kennel: means an establishment that keeps, houses, and maintains adult dogs, as defined in section 956. See Ohio Code 955.02
  • Lease: A contract transferring the use of property or occupancy of land, space, structures, or equipment in consideration of a payment (e.g., rent). Source: OCC
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Person: includes an individual, corporation, business trust, estate, trust, partnership, and association. See Ohio Code 1.59
  • Personal property: All property that is not real property.
  • Probable cause: A reasonable ground for belief that the offender violated a specific law.
  • Property: means real and personal property. See Ohio Code 1.59
  • Remainder: An interest in property that takes effect in the future at a specified time or after the occurrence of some event, such as the death of a life tenant.
  • state: means the state of Ohio. See Ohio Code 1.59
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • Transcript: A written, word-for-word record of what was said, either in a proceeding such as a trial or during some other conversation, as in a transcript of a hearing or oral deposition.
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
  • United States: includes all the states. See Ohio Code 1.59
  • Whoever: includes all persons, natural and artificial; partners; principals, agents, and employees; and all officials, public or private. See Ohio Code 1.02