5 K-9 charities to donate to on #NationalK9VeteransDay
National K-9 Veterans Day
   
 
More Today's News:
ߦ   Investigation into Shooting at 3341 Winbern
ߦ   Investigation into Shooting at 9850 Westpark
ߦ   Investigation into Shooting Incident at 3300 Old Spanish Trail
ߦ   North Carolina Police Sergeant Charged with Using Excessive Force Against an Arrestee
ߦ   Second Suspect Arrested, Charged in Fatal Shooting at 4800 Martin Luther King Boulevard
ߦ   Sports Clips of Greatwood/RiverPark Partners With Child Advocates of Fort Bend to Make a Difference for Children
ߦ   Suspect Arrested, Charged in Fatal Crash at 1200 Crosstimbers
ߦ   Suspect Arrested, Charged in Fatal Shooting at 2725 Reed Road
ߦ   Third Person Gets Life Sentence for Attempted Murder of Kansas Deputy
ߦ   Woman Shot in Stomach, Man Arrested
ߦ   2 teens caught after escaping juvenile prison in Giddings
ߦ   5 arrested on murder charges stemming from Texas arson case
ߦ   Man fought gunman: He 'was going to have to work to kill me'
ߦ   'We're going to see Jesus' Mother accused of setting car on fire with kids inside
ߦ   3 Billings cops disciplined for having sex on city property
ߦ   Child Sex Tourism
ߦ   Dickinson Public Library To Host Teen Job Fair
ߦ   Fallen SAPD officer gives the gift of life to 4 strangers
ߦ   Former First Lady Barbara Bush's funeral arrangements
ߦ   Grandma arrested after killing husband and another woman
ߦ   Heroes Down: Gilchrist Deputies Noel Ramirez & Taylor Lindsey Assassinated
ߦ   Homicide on Healey Drive
ߦ   Investigation into Fatal Crash at 2100 State Highway 6 South
ߦ   Man charged with solicitation of capital murder for allegedly trying to hire hitman to kill four
ߦ   Round Rock Man Faces Federal Counterfeiting Charges
ߦ   Texas City Valero Hit By Explosion, Fire
ߦ   Baby killer Genene Jones back in San Antonio court
ߦ   Burnet County Sheriffs Office - Inmate/Arrests Summary
ߦ   Canine Distemper Closes Animal Shelter
ߦ   Charges filed in shooting of deputy constables
ߦ   Constables arrest suspect for Failure to Stop and Render Aid
ߦ   Dickinson PD Will 'Play It Cool' This Summer
ߦ   DWI gets driver $1k fine 10 days in county jail
ߦ   Former FBI Special Agent Pleads Guilty to Leaking Classified National Defense Information
ߦ   Investigation into Fatal Crash at 3000 North Sam Houston Parkway East

 
Search Archives:

Celebrate the bravery and sacrifice of all K-9s who have proudly served

By PoliceOne Staff

March 13 was National K-9 Veterans Day, and although its origin is tied to military working dogs (March 13 was also the official birthday of the US Army K9 Corps), it’s a time to celebrate the bravery and sacrifice of all working dogs who have proudly served in both the military and other government agencies.

One great way to say thank you to these four-legged heroes is to help support them during their service and after they retire. So in honor of these puppers, we’ve gathered five charities that focus on police and military working dogs.  Feel like doing a little more than donating? The TSA has an adoption program for dogs that aren’t quite up to snuff for government work or dogs who have retired from government service. You can find out more about that program here.

1. Mission K-9 Rescue

(Photo/Mission K9 Rescue)

Mission K-9 Rescue is a non-profit focused on ensuring all retired working dogs get the post-service life they deserve, including reuniting working dogs with their handlers, rescuing them from bad environments, and rehabilitating dogs suffering from mental or physical issues. Donate here.

2. Kevlar for K9s

(Photo/Kevlar for K9s)

As you can probably guess from the name, this nonprofit focuses on providing K-9s with the gear they need to best protect them from harm. Donate here.

3. Warrior Dog Foundation

(Photo/Warrior Dog Foundation)

The Warrior Dog Foundation provides a last-resort sanctuary for retired working dogs slated to be euthanized. Many of these dogs spend the rest of their lives in the organization’s care. Donate here.

4. The National Police Dog Foundation

(Photo/NPDF)

Founded by a cop, the National Police Dog Foundation provides services for both current and retired K-9s, including training and preventative and emergency healthcare. Donate here.

5. Project K-9 Hero

(Photo/Project K-9 Hero)

This non-profit provides assistance with medical costs, food and end of duty services for retired military and police dogs. Donate here.

Post a comment
Name/Nickname:
(required)
Email Address: (must be a valid address)
(will not be published or shared)
Comments: (plain text only)
Printer Friendly Format  Printer Friendly Format    Send to a Friend  Send to a Friend    RSS Feed  RSS Feed
  Facebook   Share link on Twitter Tweet  
© 1999-2018 The Police News. All rights reserved.