Southeast Region Training Center

Serving Florida, Georgia, Tennessee, North Carolina, South Carolina,
Mississippi and Alabama.

Young boy sitting in a wheelchair smiles down as a woman pets a yellow lab in blue service vest standing next to himThe Southeast Region of Canine Companions has been making a difference in the lives of people with disabilities since 1989. The Southeast Region Training Center, an 8-acre campus, opened on Independence Day, July 4, 2000, and serves the states of Florida, Georgia, Tennessee, North Carolina, South Carolina, Mississippi and Alabama. The campus, named in recognition of Anheuser-Busch/SeaWorld’s million dollar gift, consists of four buildings with a total of 32,000 square feet. It is a state-of-the-art facility where training, education and caring come together.

Southeast Region Staff:
Kathleen Tagle, Executive Director | Dustin Carpenter,  Director of Philanthropy | Peggy Jensen, Office Manager | Yuclemia Ware, Community Events Coordinator | Martha Johnson, Public Relations and Marketing Coordinator | Jen Hanes, Client Services Program Manager | Shelley Locke, Program Director | Erin Christensen, Training Manager | Ashton Roberts, Puppy Program Manager 

Southeast Region Board of Directors:
Ashley Bacot | Sara Ball | Nancy Baumann | David Beddow | Trish Chard Walsh | Chris Dold | Cathy Fischer | Dianna Green | Bill Gordon | David Isaacson | Mary Taylor Jacobs | Monica Laliberte | Paul Richards  | Robin Sanchez | Rachel Schaefer | Bill White

Contact us for information about tours, presentations and more.

* Due to Team Training classes, and other campus upcoming events, public tours are not available at this time.  Please check back in January 2023 for availability. 

SER campus sign

Canine Companions

8150 Clarcona Ocoee Road
Orlando, FL 32818
(407) 522-3300 Voice
407-522-3347 Fax
800-572-BARK (2275) Toll-free

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