Who We Are

Canine Companions is a national organization that enhances the lives of people with disabilities by providing highly trained service dogs at no charge to the recipient.


Since our founding in 1975, Canine Companions has provided over 7,300 service dogs to people with disabilities. We now have six regional training centers and serve people throughout the U.S.

Our Stories

Meet some of the graduates of Canine Companions and learn how our service dogs change lives.


Answers to our most frequently asked questions and information on service dog etiquette.

Board and Leadership

Meet Canine Companions executive leadership and national board of directors.


Canine Companions is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. Find our IRS documents, annual reports and more.

Our Partners

Learn how corporations, celebrities and foundations partner with Canine Companions.


Links to articles, tips and organizations for our graduates, puppy raisers and the community.

A young woman trains a yellow lab in blue service vest to retrieve a dumbbell

Join Our Team

At Canine Companions, our dedication to our mission is equaled by our dedication to our employees. As a Canine Companions employee, you’ll enjoy knowing that every day you make a difference.

We have regional training centers located in California, Texas, Ohio, New York and Florida and offer the following:

  • Dog friendly work environment 
  • Comprehensive benefit program
  • Team oriented work environment 
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Much more!

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Canine Companions is a non-profit organization that enhances the lives of people with disabilities by providing expertly trained service dogs and ongoing support to ensure quality partnerships.