Our Events

man in suit, woman in dress holding a large frame around them and a black dog

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

 

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.
**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.

 

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.

Open House: February 5, 2022

Can Do Canines 9440 Science Center Drive, New Hope, MN

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. Through a self-guided tour, attendees will be able to watch a trainer working with an assistance dog, talk with a Puppy Program volunteer, and meet graduate teams from each of the five types of areas Can Do Canines trains dogs: hearing, mobility, seizure, diabetes and childhood autism. No pre-registration is required to attend.

Free

Fetching Ball Gala 2022

DoubleTree Bloomington 7800 Normandale Blvd, Bloomington, MN

Enjoy dinner, entertainment, games and silent and live auctions—all benefitting our organization.