Canine Companions Graduations
Canine Companions graduation ceremonies honor people with disabilities placed with expertly trained service dogs nationwide. This celebration marks the end of a service dog’s professional training and the beginning of a partnership between a human and a canine that will provide endless service and companionship. Graduations are open to the public and a wonderful event you won’t forget.
Next National Graduation Day: November 4, 2022
Attend a graduation in person or watch the livestream!
See all regional graduation information below.
Northwest Region Graduation
Date: November 18
Time: 2:00 p.m. PT
Serving Northern California, Northern Nevada, Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Montana, Wyoming and Alaska.
Southeast Region Graduation
Date: November 18 – Hearing Dog Graduation
Time: 11 a.m. EST
Serving Florida, Georgia, Tennessee, North Carolina, South Carolina, Mississippi and Alabama.
North Central Region Graduation
Date: November 4
Time: 1:00 p.m. ET
Serving Ohio, Kentucky, Michigan, Indiana, Illinois, Wisconsin, Missouri, Iowa, Minnesota, Kansas, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota and Western Pennsylvania.
Northeast Region Graduation
Date: November 18 – Service dogs for veterans graduation
Time: 12:00 p.m. ET
Serving New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Delaware, Eastern Pennsylvania, Maryland, Washington DC, Virginia, West Virginia, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Vermont, New Hampshire and Maine.
Southwest Region Graduation
Date: December 25, 2022
Time: 11:00 a.m. PT
Serving Arizona, Utah, Colorado, New Mexico, Southern California, Southern Nevada and Hawaii.