1. It shall be unlawful for any owner of any dog in Smithfield Township to permit or allow such dog to:
A. Run at large other than on premises owned or operated by owner, unless it is accompanied by its owner or a responsible person able to control it by command. For the purpose of this Part, a dog or dogs hunting in company of a hunter or hunters shall be considered as accompanied by its owner, and a dog or dogs performing farm or livestock duties shall be considered as accompanied by its owner.
B. Uproot, dig or otherwise damage any vegetables, lawns, flowers, garden beds or other property not belonging to the owner of such dog.
C. Chase, jump upon or at, or otherwise harass any person in such a manner as to reasonably cause intimidation or fear or to put such person in reasonable apprehension of bodily harm or injury.
D. Habitually chase, run alongside or bark at motor vehicles while on a public street or highway or upon public or private property other than the property of the owner or harborer of said dog.
E. Create a nuisance by defecating, urinating or digging on public property or private property other than the property of said owner, unless properly curbed in accordance with §102 of this Part.
2. Establishment of the fact or facts that the owner of a dog has allowed or permitted such dog to commit any of the acts prohibited by subsection (1) of this Section shall be presumptive evidence against the owner or harborer of such dog that he has failed to properly confine or control his dog. (Ord. 167, 6/22/2004, §3)