Graduation

Graduation Ceremonies

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Canine Companions for Independence's graduation ceremonies represent the culmination of hard work, love and dedication of a great many people.

Graduations are held four times annually in the Southeast Region and are open to the public, except on occasion when the ceremony is held at a special venue. Join the new Canine Companions for Independence graduates and their new assistance dogs as they team up and embark on their new lives with enhanced independence and cheer on the newest puppies matriculating into professional training.

Thank you to SeaWorld Orlando for hosting our May Team Training Graduation and Puppy Matriculation Ceremony. And congratulations to the 33 puppies who matriculated into professional training and to the 10 new recipients of our assistance dogs. Welcome to the Canine Companions family!

2018 Graduation Dates: August 10, November 9

Please register to attend the August 10 graduation ceremony at this link.

2018 Hearing Dog Graduation Dates: August 31, October 26

Please register to attend a hearing dog graduation at this link.

Watch the Southeast Graduation Ceremonies Live!

Click here to view past Southeast graduation ceremonies.

Southeast Training Center

Canine Companions for Independence
8150 Clarcona Ocoee Road
Orlando, FL 32818
(407) 522-3300 Voice
(407) 522-3347 Fax
(800) 572-BARK (2275) Toll-free

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