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.

Virtual Conversation: June 21, 2023

Virtual Presentation

Join us virtually to hear from Executive Director Jeff Johnson, Director of Training Julianne Larsen, and Client Services Manager Denise Yokom. Please register using this link.


Open House: August 8, 2023

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

We will be hosting an open house on Tuesday, August 8, from 6-8 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 August 8. 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: Watch a trainer demonstrate some general skills an assistance …