Our Events


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


Graduations – 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.
**View our Summer 2021 virtual graduation.
**View our Winter 2021 virtual graduation.
**View our Fall 2020 virtual graduation.
**View our Summer 2020 virtual graduation.


The Fetching Ball Gala – A wonderful evening held each winter, celebrating Can Do Canines.
**View our 2021 virtual event.


Tails of Independence – A fundraising event that highlights the inspiring ways specially trained assistance dogs are changing lives.
**View our 2021 virtual event.
**View our 2020 virtual event.


Tails to Tell – Monthly presentations for those who would like to learn more about Can Do Canines. More details.


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


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 to Celebrate Al Peters

August 4 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm

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You are invited to join us for an open house to celebrate Al Peters, our founder and executive director for over 30 years. A 6:30 p.m. program will include brief messages from a client, a volunteer, a board member, a staff member and Al, a video made for Al and other fun surprises.

Hors d’oeuvres and beverages will be served. RSVP by July 26.


August 4
5:30 pm - 8:00 pm


Can Do Canines
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Can Do Canines
9440 Science Center Drive
New Hope, MN 55428 United States
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