We love to share our story! Canine Companions volunteers, graduates and puppy raisers are available for meetings and events throughout the region. If you are interested in a Canine Companions representative attending an event for your group, organization or company please fill out this form and someone will be in contact to set up a presentation.

If you are interested in volunteering for an event please visit the volunteer page. Make sure to check out the calendar below for all events in the region.

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Canine Companions Open House & Fall Event Kickoff - Saturday, September 9th - 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Join us as we kickoff some of our largest events of the year - North Texas Giving Day and DogFest! Meet staff, graduates, puppy raisers and volunteers and take a tour of Kinkeade Campus. Learn more about applying for an assistance dog, raising a puppy, volunteering or donating. Open to the public, no RSVP required.

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North Texas Giving Day - Thursday, September 14th - 6 a.m. to midnight. Save the date and donate to Canine Companions for Independence on North Texas Giving Day! Details to come.


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Join us for one of our DogFest Walk 'n Roll events this year in either DFW or Austin. Celebrate the community of people and dogs that make it possible for Canine Companions to show that the most advanced technology capable of transforming the lives of people with disabilities has a cold nose and a warm heart.

2017 DogFest Walk 'n Roll Austin - Saturday, September 16th - 9 a.m. to noon. The first annual DogFest Walk 'n Roll Austin will be held at Huston-Tillotson University on the athletic field. For sponsorship opportunities, event information, or to register for DogFest Austin click here.

2017 DogFest Walk 'n Roll DFW - Saturday, September 30th - 9 a.m. to noon. The third annual DogFest Walk 'n Roll DFW will be held at the Irving Kinkeade Campus. For sponsorship opportunities, event information or to register for DogFest DFW click here.

If you are interested in a position on either DogFest planning committee please click here or call Lacey Wicks at 214-259-4670.


South Central Training Center

Canine Companions for Independence
Kinkeade Campus
at Baylor Scott & White Health
7710 Las Colinas Ridge
Irving, TX 75063
(214) 259-4700 Voice
(800) 572-BARK (2275) Toll-free

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