Canine Companions graduation ceremonies honor people with disabilities placed with specially trained assistance dogs nationwide. This celebration marks the end of an assistance dog’s professional training and the beginning of a partnership between a human in need and a canine that will provide endless service and companionship. Graduations are open to the public^ and a wonderful event you won't forget.
2019 National Graduation Days - Feb 15 | May 3*, 10 & 11** | Aug 9 | Nov 8
*North Central Region only
**Southeast Region only
2019 Hearing Dog Team Graduation Days at the Northwest and Southeast Training Centers - Mar 8 | May 24 | Aug 30 | Nov 22
^Service Dogs for Veterans with PTSD ceremonies are not open to the public.
Watch our graduation ceremonies:
|Northwest Region Graduation - 2:00 p.m. PT||Southeast Region Graduation - 10:30 a.m. ET.|
|North Central Region Graduation - 12:45 p.m. ET||Northeast Region Graduation - 12:30 p.m. ET|
|Southwest Region Graduation - 12 p.m. PT||South Central Region Graduation - 12 p.m. CT|