Canine Companions Graduations
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.
2020 National Graduation Days - Feb 14 | May 8 & 9* | Aug 14 | Nov 6
*Southeast Region only
2020 Hearing Dog Team Graduation Days at the Northwest and Southeast Training Centers - Mar 6 | May 22 | Sep 4 | Nov 20
^Service Dogs for Veterans with PTSD ceremonies are not open to the public.
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Watch our graduation ceremonies:
|Northwest Region Graduation - 2 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|