Join us for Canine Companions annual Veterans Day event, “Salute Independence” on November 6, 2024!

Service dog in front of the united states flag

Join us at our annual Salute Independence Veterans Day event on November 6 to honor our heroes who continue to serve their local communities. Click here for tickets and details:
WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 2024, 6:30 P.M. – 9:30 P.M.
Tickets: $125 per person.
Each year, Canine Companions Colonel E. David Woycik, Jr., Esq., USA (Ret.) and Lance Corporal Matias Ferreira, USMC (Ret.) Outstanding Service Awards are presented to well-deserving veterans and other community members who have gone above and beyond to help our heroes–those who have sacrificed so much in order for us to continue to enjoy our rights and freedoms.
All proceeds support Canine Companions and our Veterans Initiative program, serving veterans, children and adults with disabilities since 1975 by providing service dogs free of charge.
Visit to donate, sponsor, and get your tickets today!

You won’t want to miss our 13th annual Salute Independence, Wednesday, November 6th at Captain Bill’s Restaurant in Bay Shore, NY. Located at 122 Ocean Ave., Captain Bill’s is the premier waterfront restaurant on the South Shore of Long Island.  All proceeds benefit Canine Companions Veterans Initiative program. 

To become a sponsor, contact Canine Companions Executive Director Debra Dougherty at 631-561-0200 for assistance.

We hope you’ll join us as we honor our nation’s heroes!