All owners must agree to do the following, failure to do so will result in removal from the event without refund.


  • Participants are expected to practice responsible pet ownership.

  • All dogs must be on leads, hands-free leads are preferable. There are no retractable leads allowed at the events. They can cause people, children, and other dogs to trip and injure themselves.

  • All dogs must be wearing a collar with identification tag, so if missing and found, owner/carer can be notified.

  • All dogs must be social and non-aggressive toward people or other dogs (this take training)

  • Dogs must remain within 1.2m of its owner at all times.

  • Dogs must have all current vaccinations up to date from a licensed veterinarian.

  • Required vaccinations include: Distemper / Hepatitis / Parvovirus / Parainfluenza / Bordetella / Kennel Cough

  • Owners and carers must clean up after their dogs. You must bring poo bags to pick up the poo. So please come prepared to clean up after your dog.

  • All dogs must be desexed.

  • You must show current vaccination paperwork to attend the event. This is for the safety of all the dog at the event. If your dog’s vaccinations are not current, your dog cannot attend.

  • All dogs must have a reasonable fit level and be exercised regularly leading up to the event.

  • Dogs like humans must not be carrying an injury or be in an unhealthy condition. This is a trail running/walking event that requires a healthy fitness level to attend.

  • Dogs must be at least 6 months of age to be able to participate in the 4km race. If TAT feels that your dogs is not at least 6 months of age owner/carer will have to prove the age of dog/s. The age of each dog should be on their vaccination card, which you will have to bring to the event.

  • Please bring your own dog bowl for water and a fold up one for on course and extra water. Dogs get very thirsty like people. They like to drink out of their own bowl.