By: KDKA-TV News Staff

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — A non-profit group close to our hearts hosts a virtual fundraiser this afternoon.

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Canine Companions is hosting Dogfest North Central 2021.

They train service dogs for people in need of assistance.

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You will be able to hear clients who received service dogs and staff who help their mission continue.

The event takes place from 2 until 3 p.m. this afternoon.

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You can watch the virtual event here.