What is DogFest?
DogFest Walk 'n Roll is coming to a community near you so grab your leash and get ready to have a tail-waggin' good time!
Celebrate the community of people and dogs that make it possible for Canine Companions to show that the most advanced technology capable of transforming the lives of people with disabilities has a cold nose and a warm heart. Bring your family, friends and pet dogs for a fun day while supporting a great cause!
Before the event
- Find a DogFest Walk 'n Roll near you and register to walk – it’s easy and it's free to participate!
- "Top Dogs" (team captains) put together teams of friends and coworkers.
- Everyone fundraises prior to the event, and then shows up at DogFest Walk ‘n Roll for a celebration of our four-legged friends.
- Learn more about Canine Companions for Independence and how these exceptional dogs serve exceptional people.
Be part of the vision
Canine Companions DogFest Walk 'n Roll will engage communities across the country in an event that raises money to support the mission, recruits volunteers to help propel the mission, and educates the public about the organization’s life-changing work of providing highly-trained service dogs to people with disabilities. Check out the events happening in a community near you and get signed up!
Who we are
Make every day independence day - and Give a Dog a Job. Founded in 1975, Canine Companions for Independence is a non-profit organization that enhances the lives of people with disabilities by providing highly trained assistance dogs and ongoing support to ensure quality partnerships. Headquartered in Santa Rosa, CA, Canine Companions is the largest non-profit provider of assistance dogs, and is recognized worldwide for the excellence of its dogs, and the quality and longevity of the matches it makes between dogs and people. The result is a life full of increase and loving companionship. Learn more...