Events in the Southwest Region

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.

Southwest Region Golf Tournaments

We hope you can join us for one of our golf tournaments taking place in 2020!

Sit. Stay. Sparkle. Vail

Sit. Stay. Sparkle. Vail 2020 still needs your help! Click here to learn more and donate today!

Sit. Stay. Sparkle. Orange County

Sit. Stay. Sparkle. Orange County benefits Canine Companions for Independence. This year we had to cancel, but we still need your help! Click here to learn more and donate today!

DogFest 2020 Events

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

Colorado Barn Event

*Postponed to 2021* Join us for an evening of western fun, complete with BBQ, cocktails and puppies!
SWR campus sign

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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