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Based on what you have put in your facts there were three different violations and this three charges. While some places have a way to list more than one charge on a citations, some don't and, in addition, some officers prefer to use a separate citation for for each separate violation.
You can hire a lawyer or go to court yourself and argue that the dog being outside was an accident but, typically, the ordinances like these don't differentiate between what occurs accidentally and what occurs on purpose. In legal terms that means intent is not an element of the offense.
You can certainly defend against it by arguing the dog being outside the home without a leash, etc. was based on the actions of another (your father) and not on your actions and thus holding you responsible would be a violation of your due process rights.
You can also talk to the prosecutor ahead of time and see if they will agree to drop two of the charges if you plead to the third one and then you can ask for "deferred adjudication" or a "pretrial diversion" to keep any finding of guilt off of your record.