Dogs trained to aid or to guide persons with visual, hearing or other disabilities are permitted in City of Edmonton facilities.

Service dogs must be:

  • Trained by an ADI (Assistance Dogs International) accredited organization, or
  • Trained by a school that meets the qualifications of the International Guide Dog Federation's standards, or successfully tested through an approved Alberta testing facility (as designated under the Alberta Service Dogs Act)
  • Have training identification (by August 2018, this ID must be provided through the Government of Alberta Service ID card program), and
  • Must wear a service animal vest and appropriate harness

The owner must ensure that the service dog is under control at all times.

Only service dogs, accredited as noted above, will be considered for access. For more information, please visit:

Service Dogs in Alberta