Can I participate with my support animal?

By January 3, 2019Accessibility
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Service Animal Policy
Service animals are the only animals permitted on course.
Trained, accredited service animals (animals trained to assist individuals with a medical or physical disability) may be permitted on course, provided that the procedures below are followed.
– Accreditation documentation by a recognized Assistance Animal program or equivalent. Only working animals (not including retired, trainee and companion animals), are permitted on course.
– The service animal must wear an identification harness for the duration of the event.
– The owner is responsible to clean up after their service animal.
– Race officials have the right to refuse participation if the service animal poses a safety concern.
Please note that the required documentation is to be submitted at least one week prior to the event. All documentation and inquiries should be directed to
Blind Persons’ Rights Act
Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act
Human Rights Code
Please note that the Toronto Zoo has specific policies regarding service animals on-site. Please review them here:
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