Southwest Region Graduations

mom and daughter hugging during graduation

Graduation Ceremonies

Canine Companions graduation ceremonies represent the culmination of hard work, love and dedication of many people, including breeder caretakers, puppy raisers, instructors, volunteers, staff members and graduates.

We are grateful to our generous community and appreciate all continued efforts to fulfill our mission of enhancing the lives of people with disabilities by providing expertly trained service dogs and ongoing support completely free of charge.

While we’re unable to host public graduation ceremonies, we’re still matching incredible service dog teams! Please enjoy live streams of our ceremonies.  Our next graduation ceremony will take place on Saturday, May 14. Click here to watch!

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Southwest Region Graduating Class

Please enjoy the video of our May 14, 2022 graduation ceremony!

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Three Canine Companions dogs sitting in front of the Southwest Region campus sign

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Oceanside, CA 92057
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