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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.

2017 Southwest Region DogFest events:
DogFest Oklahoma, October 15
DogFest San Diego, October 21


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. Haute hounds enjoy lapping up libations, thanks to water in his favorite flavor – bacon, chicken, beef or vegan – while human guests relax with a glass of Mutt Lynch Unleashed Chardonnay, Merlot Over and Play Dead, or Chateau d’Og Cabernet Sauvignon. Cocktails, beer and a selection of barbecue items are available for purchase. Proceeds from Yappy Hour support the Canine Companions Veterans Initiative.

Held from 5-8pm on September 28


Haute Dog | LA

Haute Dog | LA

The Skirball Cultural Center, Los Angeles, CA, October 1

Enjoy a doggie runway fashion show benefitting Canine Companions.

For more information and to purchase tickets click here.


Imagine Independence

Imagine Independence

Thanks to our many wonderful sponsors, silent auction donors, graduates, puppy raisers and guests, the 6th Annual Imagine Independence event grossed more than $90,000.00! Plans for next year are already underway. Save the Date for Thursday, April 19, 2018!

Southwest Training Center

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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