Canine Companions graduation ceremonies honor people with disabilities placed with specially trained assistance dogs nationwide. This celebration marks the end of an assistance dog’s professional training and the beginning of a partnership between a human in need and a canine that will provide endless service and companionship. Graduations are open to the public^ and a wonderful event you won't forget.

2018 National Graduation Days - Feb 16 | May 11 & 12* | Aug 10 & Aug 25** | Nov 9
*Southeast Region only
**South Central Region only

2018 Hearing Dog Team Graduation Days at the Northwest and Southeast Training Centers - Mar 9 | May 25 | Aug 31 | Oct 26

For further information about a graduation near you, visit the following links:
North Central | Northeast | Northwest | South Central | Southeast | Southwest

^Service Dogs for Veterans with PTSD ceremonies are not open to the public.

Watch our graduation ceremonies:

Northwest Region Graduation - 1:45 p.m. PT   Southeast Region Graduation - 11:30 a.m. ET
North Central Region Graduation - 12:45 p.m. ET   Northeast Region Graduation - 12:30 p.m. ET
Southwest Region Graduation - 12 p.m. PT   South Central Region Graduation - 12 p.m. CT

Click here to watch past graduation ceremonies and other great videos.