Cork Athletics Animal Policy
Animal Policy Applying at Cork Athletics Track, Sports and Cross-Country Venues
Animal Policy - Because of Cork Athletics concern for the health, well-being and comfort of our athletes, and all others involved, during athletic events, those attending events are prohibited from bringing animals of any kind, including dogs, with the sole exception of registered assistance dogs, into any Cork Athletics event.
Any person bringing an animal to a Cork Athletics event may be requested to place the dog in their car, or asked to leave the venue, at the discretion of Cork Athletics, or it's representatives.
Under no circumstances whatsoever may a restricted breed, or cross thereof, be brought to a Cork Athletics event.
The Control of Dogs Regulations 1998 (S.I. No. 442 of 1998) impose additional rules in relation to the following breeds (and strains/cross-breeds) of dog in Ireland: American Pit Bull Terrier, English Bull Terrier, Staffordshire Bull Terrier, Bull Mastiff, Dobermann Pinscher, Rottweiler, German Shepherd (Alsatian), Rhodesian Ridgeback, Japanese Akita, Japanese Tosa, Bandog