Canine Companions for Independence

2965 Dutton Ave
Santa Rosa CA  95407

Phone: (800) 572-2275

Canine Companions for Independence

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The Canine Companions for Independence Facebook page is meant to be a fun environment to discuss the Canine Companions mission of raising, training and placing assistance dogs with people with disabilities. Please note though, that while this community is intended to be a lighthearted place, we do take the safety of members very seriously. Though Canine Companions does not monitor every Facebook posting, please understand that we reserve the right to remove postings and photos that:

(1) are libelous profane, defamatory, disparaging, hateful, harassing, threatening, or obscene,
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Please note that Canine Companions does not endorse any opinions on this page not specifically posted by us. Additionally, Canine Companions is not responsible for the accuracy of the claims, information, advice or comments posted by visitors of the page. Canine Companions strongly encourages fans of this page to respect fellow community members and to follow Facebook’s Statement of Rights and Responsibilities. Anyone repeatedly posting material that falls into the above categories will be removed and banned from participating in this Facebook page.

Highly trained assistance dogs for children, adults and veterans with disabilities.

Founded in Santa Rosa, CA in 1975, Canine Companions is the first nonprofit to train dogs to assist people with physical disabilities, other than blindness. Disabilities served include cerebral palsy, multiple sclerosis, spinal cord injury, autism, developmental delay, and the deaf and hard of hearing. Canine Companions has five state of the art assistance dog training centers throughout the country in CA, FL, OH and NY.

Providing highly trained assistance dogs to children, adults and veterans with disabilities.

Canine Companions for Independence provides highly trained assistance dogs to people with disabilities and ongoing support to ensure quality partnerships.

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Founded: 1975

Categories: Charity Organization, Disability Services, Non-Profit Organization




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Past Events

DogFest Walk 'n Roll Orlando

DogFest Walk 'n Roll Orlando
12:00 pm - 11/03/2018

At Canine Companions for Independence

DogFest Orlando is celebrating the community of people and dogs that make it possible for Canine Companions to place assistance dogs with children, adults, and veterans...

DogFest Walk 'n Roll™ Cinci

DogFest Walk 'n Roll™ Cinci
11:00 am - 10/20/2018

At Canine Companions for Independence

Grab a leash and be part of Canine Companions DogFest Walk ‘n Roll! It’s a community dog walk that supports the mission of Canine Companions for Independence....

DogFest Walk 'n Roll™ Illinois - Pottawatomie Park

DogFest Walk 'n Roll™ Illinois - Pottawatomie Park
01:00 pm - 10/13/2018

At Canine Companions for Independence

Grab a leash and be part of Canine Companions DogFest Walk ‘n Roll! It’s a community dog walk that supports the mission of Canine Companions for Independence....

DogFest Walk 'n Roll™ Cleveland

DogFest Walk 'n Roll™ Cleveland
01:00 pm - 09/23/2018

At Canine Companions for Independence

Grab a leash and be part of Canine Companions DogFest Walk ‘n Roll! It’s a community dog walk that supports the mission of Canine Companions for Independence....

DogFest Walk 'n Roll San Diego

DogFest Walk 'n Roll San Diego
08:00 am - 09/09/2018

At Canine Companions for Independence

DogFest Walk 'n Roll is a family-friendly, dog-friendly walk and festival benefiting Canine Companions for Independence. Grab a leash and join us! Learn more about...

DogFest Walk 'n Roll North Idaho

DogFest Walk 'n Roll North Idaho
10:00 am - 07/28/2018

At Canine Companions for Independence

DogFest Walk 'n Roll is a dog- and family-friendly walk and festival celebrating and benefiting Canine Companions for Independence. Join us at on Saturday, July...

Wine Tasting Benefiting Canine Companions

Wine Tasting Benefiting Canine Companions
05:30 pm - 06/09/2018

At Canine Companions for Independence

Join us for an evening of wine, hors d’oeuvres, and gathering at the Art of Wine in Dallas. This event benefits Canine Companions for Independence® and its mission...

DFW Chipotle Fundraiser Benefiting Canine Companions

DFW Chipotle Fundraiser Benefiting Canine Companions
10:45 am - 05/16/2018

At Canine Companions for Independence

Support Canine Companions all day long May 16 by eating at any Chipotle location in the Dallas/Fort Worth metroplex! Just be sure to mention Canine Companions or...

Southwest Region Campus Grand Reopening

Southwest Region Campus Grand Reopening
11:30 am - 05/12/2018

At Canine Companions for Independence

Join us for the grand reopening & ribbon cutting of Canine Companions for Independence's Southwest Region's Dean, Gerda & Trixie Koontz campus. There will be games...

Valero Texas Open Birdies for Charity

Valero Texas Open Birdies for Charity
06:00 am - 04/26/2018

At Canine Companions for Independence

Canine Companions South Central Region is participating in the Valero Texas Open Birdies for Charity fundraising campaign for the 2018 tournament. Funds can be raised...

Facebook LIVE National Puppy Day and the S Litter

Facebook LIVE National Puppy Day and the S Litter
10:00 am - 03/23/2018

At Canine Companions for Independence

We are hosting TWO Facebook LIVE events today, National Puppy Day, at 10am PT and 2pm PT. You will see the S Litter romp, roll and relax. Hope you can join us! #24hoursofpuppies...

Amplify Austin with Canine Companions

Amplify Austin with Canine Companions
06:00 pm - 03/01/2018

At Canine Companions for Independence

Support Canine Companions for Independence during Amplify Austin Day 2018! Amplify Austin Day is a 24-hour online day of giving that begins March 1 at 6 p.m., and...

DogFest Walk 'n Roll Orlando

DogFest Walk 'n Roll Orlando
09:00 am - 11/18/2017

At Canine Companions for Independence

DogFest Walk 'n Roll is coming to Orlando so grab your leash and get ready to have a tail-waggin' good time. Celebrate the community of people and dogs that make...

Chicago Emerging Professionals Mix and Mingle

Chicago Emerging Professionals Mix and Mingle
06:00 pm - 10/19/2017

At Canine Companions for Independence

Mingle with adorable future assistance dogs and other emerging professionals in the Chicago area while learning about Canine Companions mission of providing assistance...

Lubbock Meet & Greet

Lubbock Meet & Greet
01:30 pm - 10/15/2017

At Canine Companions for Independence

Join Canine Companions for Independence staff, volunteers, graduates and pups for a "Welcome to West Texas" Meet & Greet event in Lubbock! Meet some of the pups...

DogFest Walk 'n Roll OKC 2017

DogFest Walk 'n Roll OKC 2017
12:00 pm - 10/15/2017

At Canine Companions for Independence

12pm-3pm CST DogFest Walk 'n Roll is a family-friendly, dog-friendly walk and festival benefitting Canine Companions for Independence the oldest and largest assistance...

DogFest Walk 'n Roll™ Cincinnati

DogFest Walk 'n Roll™ Cincinnati
01:00 pm - 10/08/2017

At Canine Companions for Independence

Grab a leash and be part of Canine Companions DogFest Walk ‘n Roll! It’s a community dog walk that supports the mission of Canine Companions for Independence....

DogFest Walk 'n Roll New Jersey

DogFest Walk 'n Roll New Jersey
11:00 am - 10/01/2017

At Canine Companions for Independence

DogFest Walk 'n Roll is coming to Edison, NJ at Roosevelt Park. So grab your leash and get ready to have a tail-waggin' good time. We’ll change lives, four paws...

DogFest Walk 'n Roll™ Cleveland

DogFest Walk 'n Roll™ Cleveland
01:00 pm - 09/24/2017

At Canine Companions for Independence

Grab a leash and be part of Canine Companions DogFest Walk ‘n Roll! It’s a community dog walk that supports the mission of Canine Companions for Independence....

DogFest Walk 'n Roll Austin - Virtual Event

DogFest Walk 'n Roll Austin - Virtual Event
09:00 am - 09/16/2017

At Canine Companions for Independence

Due to the impact of Hurricane Harvey, DogFest Austin will not take place on September 16. Instead, we will be hosting a virtual event! Please post photos on this...

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