Bring your friends (the furry ones too!) and help us celebrate the amazing partnerships of assistance dogs and the people who need them.

This outdoor, family-fun event includes a one-mile fundraising walk, live music, dog costume contest, assistance dog demonstration, dog-centric vendors and more.

Your fundraising helps us provide even more assistance dogs to people with disabilities, free of charge. 

Register as a team or an individual or make a donation to support your friends and family! View our Team Fundraising Information Packet.

You can also volunteer at the event. 

Join us for all the festivities!


  • Music performed by American Bootleg.
  • Assistance Dog Demonstrations—See the different ways that Can Do Canines assistance dogs help their handlers.
  • Dog-centric Exhibitor Booths—Browse and shop.
  • Tours of the Can Do Canines Campus—Get a peek inside the facility where our assistance dogs receive final training before being matched with a person with a disability.
  • Food - Purchase a lunch including beverage for $8.00.
    Each fundraising campaign that raises at least $50 receives one (1) complimentary lunch and beverage.  
  • Marketplace—To purchase Can Do Canines merchandise.
  • Caricatures—A caricature of you and your four-legged friend is the perfect personalized souvenir. Cost per drawing is $15 for the first face and $10 for each additional face. Cash or card accepted.
  • Glitter and Matte Tattoos - Temporary Glitter and Matte Tattoos are so much fun!  They can last up to 7 days.  Customize your design with your favorite glitter colors, making each one unique and one of a kind.  Cost dependent on design.  Cash or card accepted.
  • Paw-Print Paintings—Put your dog's pawtistic abilities to the test with a Paw-Print Painting. Dip Fido's paws in pet-safe paint, press onto the provided 8 by 10 canvas or other unique surface, and voilà—your very own Pawblo Picasso.  You can create your own unique keepsake and benefit Can Do Canines. Cost dependent on surface chosen. Cash or card accepted.


For extra fun, enter your dog in the dog costume contest, held on stage in the afternoon. Costumes can be creative, humorous or just plain cute. Winning dogs will receive some great prizes. Please make sure costumes are safe, comfortable and cool enough for a September day.  Be sure to sign up at the Dog Costume Contest table next to registration by noon.


The one-mile walk begins and ends at the Can Do Canines facility. Accessible parking is available. Google map for directions. Parking map for event.

Can Do Canines                                                                                        
9440 Science Center Drive
New Hope, MN 55428
(google map link)

You can make a personal donation directly to the Can Do Woofaroo. 
Your fundraising helps us provide even more assistance dogs to people with disabilities, free of charge.


Fundraising prizes: The more you fundraise, the more fun prizes you're eligible for! Watch this space for prize announcements. 

  • Prizes if you raise $50, $125, and $500  
  • Top Individual Fundraisers
  • Top Fundraising Team 
  • Dog Costume Contest:  First, second, and third place winners.

Let us help you with your efforts! Use our Fundraising Toolkit.


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Food sponsored by New Hope Lions Club.

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