It depends on the situation. Landlords may have a duty to accommodate disabled persons with an emotional support animal. Whether the landlord must accommodate you depends on whether there is reliable medical information confirming your disability and dependence on the animal. For more information, refer to Renting with Assistance and Support Animals
If you are disabled tenant with a qualified service dog, the Service Dogs Act prohibits discrimination in a rental accommodation situation. However, your must be able to control the dog’s behaviour. For more information about discrimination with a service dog, you can contact the Alberta Human Rights Commission for more information. You can find more information about service dogs on the Government of Alberta website.
To learn more about renting with pets generally, refer to our Renting with pets page.