As used in sections 1311.48 and 1311.49 of the Revised Code “animal” means any animal other than man and includes fowl, birds, fish, and reptiles, and
“owner” means and includes the person who holds legal title to an animal, or any other person,
having lawful custody of an animal, who contracts for food, board, or professional
services for such animal.
Any person who feeds or boards an animal under contract with the owner shall have
a lien on such animal to secure payment for food and board furnished.
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