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Graduate Retreat

When:  July 16-18
Where:  KSDS campus in Washington, KS
What:  If you have a KSDS guide, facility or Service dog, then this event is for you!  All graduates interested in brushing up on their team’s obedience, public manners and skills are invited to attend any or all of the activities.  The re-certification test will also be conducted for teams needing to be re-certified.








We hope you will take advantage of the opportunity to spend some time with us!

Saturday, August 25 at 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Overland Park Convention Center 
6000 College Boulevard, Overland Park, KS 

Come see us at the Kansas State Fair in Hutchinson September 7-16th!  We will be located in the air conditioned Pride of Kansas Building from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Stop by to visit and meet some puppies in training and assistance dogs.

Fall Graduation

October 20th at 11:00 a.m.
KSDS Training Building (702 D street Washington, KS)
Lunch is provided for everyone following the ceremony.


Public welcome, please join us in celebrating!





All are invited to see first hand how independence is gained, hope is given for the future and so many lives are touched through the work of an assistance dog.