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.


Join us for our quarterly Graduation and Matriculation Ceremonies at the Kinkeade Campus to see the mission come to life. Click here for details! 

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Canine Companions Open House & Fall Event Kickoff Featuring a Kendra Scott Trunk Show - Saturday, September 9th - 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Join us at the Kinkeade Campus as we kick off 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.

PLUS, join us for the Kendra Scott Trunk Show! 20% of sales will benefit Canine Companions. View/ download the Kendra Scott invite here.

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North Texas Giving Day - Thursday, September 14th - 6 a.m. to midnight. Save the date for this ONLINE day of giving! Canine Companions is participating in North Texas Giving Day 2017. Thanks to our supporters, last year we raised enough to sponsor a graduate team in one day! Help us do even better this year. Not around on September 14th? Scheduled giving starts September 7th, so you have an entire week to set up a donation. Visit our profile page at and help us Give a Dog a Job this North Texas Giving Day!

Give online OR join us for our on-campus event - Picnic with Puppies! September 14 - 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. Join us on your lunch break to tour the Kinkeade Campus, meet some puppies in training, and learn more about the organization. Boxed lunches will be provided and a donation station will be available! We can't wait to see you there!


DogFriendlyNation logo Launch Party - Saturday, September 23rd - 11 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. at Social House in Uptown Dallas. Does your dog have the best outfit, personality, trick or bark? Come show off your pup in one of these contests and enjoy food, drinks and fun at Social House in Uptown with and Canine Companions! Canine Companions will be the beneficiary for the launch party. Stay tuned for more details!


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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.


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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