Yappy Hour

Yappy Hours

Mark your calendar to join other canines and their companions at The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel to sniff and schmooze at Yappy Hour. Click here to learn more.
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Southwest Region Golf Tournaments

We hope you can join us for one of our four golf tournaments taking place in 2018! Learn more and register here.
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Southwest Region Campus Grand Reopening

Join us for the grand reopening & ribbon cutting of Canine Companions for Independence's Southwest Region's Dean, Gerda & Trixie Koontz campus. Click here for more information.
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Imagine Independence

Join us for our 7th annual Imagine Independence Gala featuring local Canine Companions human-canine teams! The evening includes dinner, silent and live auctions, and our famous Dessert Dash at the Union Station Browning Theater in Ogden, Utah! Visit the event page.
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Our HAUTE DOG| LA event is a doggie runway fashion show that will feature pooches and their owners walking the “catwalk” in their own creations ranging from elegant to outrageous. Click here to buy tickets.
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DogFest Walk 'n Roll

DogFest Walk 'n Roll is Canine Companions for Independence's signature national event. DogFest is a family-friendly and dog-friendly walk and festival that raises funds and awareness for Canine Companions. Click here to find an event near you.

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Canine Companions for Independence
The Dean, Gerda and Trixie Koontz Campus
124 Rancho del Oro Drive
Oceanside, CA 92057
(760) 901-4300 Voice
(760) 901-4350 Fax
(800) 572-BARK (2275) Toll-free

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