§16 -26.   Prohibition against giveaways in public places.  
It shall be unlawful to display any animal in a public place for the purpose of selling, trading, or giving the animal
away or used as a prize or inducement. For the purpose of this section, public place shall be defined as any place
open to the general public including but not limited to malls, supermarkets, parking lots, flea markets, farmer’s
markets, road right-of-ways, and parks. This section does not apply to state regulated pet shops, commercial kennels,
licensed animal shelters, veterinarian offices, licensed stockyards or livestock auctions or 501(c)(3) non-profits who
adopt out animals with proof of rabies vaccination and alteration