Canine Companions, Southwest Region

Cause Area

  • Animals
  • Children & Youth
  • People with Disabilities
  • Veterans & Military Families


PO Box 4568124 Rancho Del Oro Dr.Oceanside, CA 92057 United States

Organization Information

Mission Statement

Canine Companions for Independence (CCI) is a non-profit organization that enhances the lives of people with disabilities by providing highly trained assistnace dogs and ongoing support to ensure quality partnerships.


A National organization, CCI breeds, raises, trains, and then provides (at no cost) highly skilled assistance dogs to children, veterans, and other adults with physical or developmental disabilities. Furthermore, facility dogs are also provided to work with professional care-givers in hospitals, physical therapy programs, special education classrooms and other programs while hearing assistance dogs support the deaf or hard of hearing.


Would you recommend Canine Companions, Southwest Region?
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by Kelsey L. (October 14, 2019)
The coordinators were very responsive and helpful. The amount of volunteers was shocking as well! Dogs and humans alike had an amazing time and the turn out for the DogFest was lovely. Can’t wait for the next one

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