September 22, 2019

Join the fun at DogFest Washington DC, a community-based walk and festival that brings dog lovers together for a cause. Whether you have a dog or simply love them, spend the day at DogFest and celebrate our canine friends and heroes that bring joy to our lives. All funds raised benefit Canine Companions for Independence and their mission of matching assistance dogs with children, adults and veterans with disabilities, free of charge. These expertly trained assistance dogs make a profound impact through the jobs they do like opening doors, picking up dropped items, alerting to sounds and much more.

Gather your friends, family and dogs and head to Reston Town Center in Reston, VA on September 22 for the 6th annual DogFest Washington DC. Everyone is invited to join us for a day of fun, festivities, inspiring speakers, dog demonstrations, music, food and more! Registration is free. Fundraising is encouraged.

We loved seeing everyone last year, and we are back to do it again! Let's help raise funds for Canine Companions while sharing our important mission and having fun! We look forward to celebrating with our supporters, graduates, volunteers and friends.

So don’t miss out on DogFest. Join the fun and give a dog a job.

Get a Free T-Shirt! Anyone who registers and raises $125 or more by August 22 will receive a commemorative DogFest t-shirt on event day!

Receive an Exclusive DogFest Gift. Ask more friends and raise more funds to Give a Dog a Job! Individuals who raise at least $250 for Canine Companions will receive a special DogFest gift. All funds must be received within two weeks of the event date to qualify. Click here for details!

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Have any questions about registering, forming a team or donating? Click here!