Pets at IGHSAU Sanctioned Events

Except as otherwise stated herein, no pets are permitted at events sanctioned by the Union. Any persons found with a pet at an event will be removed from the premises. However, this policy shall comply with the provisions of Iowa Code §216C.

1. For purposes of this section, “service dog” means a dog specially trained to assist a person with a disability, whether described as a service dog, a support dog, an independence dog, or otherwise. “Assistive animal” means a simian or other animal specially trained or in the process of being trained to assist a person with a disability. 2. A person with a disability, a person assisting a person with a disability by controlling the service dog or an assistive animal, or a person training a service dog or an assistive animal has the right to be accompanied by a service dog or an assistive animal, under control, in any of the places listed in sections 216C.3 and 216C.4 without being required to make additional payment for the service dog or assistive animal. The person is liable for damage done to any premises or facility by a service dog or assistive animal.