Reminder – No Dogs at Muscoot

dsc_3375Dogs are not allowed at all at Muscoot Farm. The park management respectfully asks that you leave your dogs at home when visiting. They will ask you to take your dog home if you come to the farm with a dog.

The reason dogs are not allowed is that the farm animals spook easily and strange dogs will stress and terrify some of the farm animals. Remember, at the farm there are chickens, turkeys, ducks, goats, cows, donkeys, pigs, sheep, and horses. As far as the farm animals are concerned, your dog is a wolf or coyote (we know they are all good dogs! But try telling that to a chicken!). Dogs not used to these new animals and unfamiliar smells (along with the large crowd) may get excited and unpredictable. There will also be hundreds of small children around on the day of the race. Many people and some children are afraid of dogs.

The rules are reasonable and are in place for good reason – for your protection as well as your dogs. Thanks for your cooperation.

Service dogs whose owners can answer the following questions (1.) Is the dog a service animal? and (2.) What work or task has the dog been trained to perform? are permitted by the ADA. Comfort dogs or emotional support dogs are not covered by the ADA and are not permitted at Muscoot Farm.