Our Events

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Throughout the year, we plan a variety of inspiring events that highlight the work we do.

– Events held in February/March, June and October to recognize several of the newly formed partnerships of an assistance dog and a person with a disability.

Open Houses
 – Quarterly presentations for those who would like to learn more about Can Do Canines.

The Fetching Ball Gala
– A wonderful evening held each winter, celebrating Can Do Canines.

Can Do Woofaroo
– Our family-fun festival is held in September and includes a variety of exciting activities.

We invite you to join us at one of our upcoming events. Click on a listing to view more details.

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Open House: March 9, 2024

March 9 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm


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We will be hosting an open house on Saturday, March 9, from noon-2 p.m., at our campus. Potential clients, volunteers, or anyone who might be interested in supporting the organization is invited to attend to learn how an assistance dog changes the life of a person with a disability.

There is no pre-registration for this event, so please join us on March 9. You will be asked to share some contact information at our registration table upon arrival.

Take a virtual tour of our campus.

Through a self-guided tour, attendees can:
Woman demonstrating skills with a yellow Lab.

Can Do Canines Journey:
Part 1 

Hear from a volunteer dog host who will show a few basic dog skills and explain the path our puppies take.

12:10 p.m.
12:45 p.m
1:20 p.m.

Black lab tugging a laundry basket.

Can Do Canines Journey:
Part 2

Watch a trainer demonstrate some general skills an assistance dog can perform.

12:30 p.m.
1:05 p.m.
1:35 p.m.

People talking to one another at a table.

Pose questions to client services coordinators about the application process.

Staff will discuss general information, but attendees should not expect to apply for a dog while at the event.

Man with a black Poodle is talking with people at the table.

Meet graduate teams from each of the five types of areas Can Do Canines trains dogs: hearing, mobility, seizure, diabetes and childhood autism.


March 9
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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Can Do Canines
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Can Do Canines
9440 Science Center Drive
New Hope, MN 55428 United States
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