What Service Dogs Do

Service dogs are specially trained to assist individuals with disabilities with everyday activities. This can include:

  • Carrying or retrieving items;
  • Assisting with balance and stability;
  • Alerting or responding to seizures or diabetic episodes; and
  • Other important tasks.

Where Service Dogs Are Allowed

Service dogs are allowed anywhere their owners are. Owners carry identification cards as proof for their qualified service dogs.

Your Responsibility

Ensure your staff understands your legal obligations under the Service Dogs Act. Failure to comply could mean a $3,000 fine for your property.

Government of Alberta information sheet about Service Dogs Act.