5 K-9 charities to donate to on #NationalK9VeteransDay
National K-9 Veterans Day
More Today's News:
ߦ   Chief of Staff for Former Federal Congressman Convicted for Obstructing Congressional Investigation
ߦ   Elderly woman reported missing
ߦ   Man Sues Police After He Watches Them Crush His $350K Ferrari
ߦ   Nine Iranians Charged in Massive Hacking Campaign on Behalf of Iran Government
ߦ   2 council members: After bombings, hire interim police chief for good
ߦ   24-Year-Old Mom's Dead Body Found in Texas Dumpster After She Was Fatally Shot
ߦ   Austin bomber on recording: ‘I wish I were sorry but I am not’
ߦ   How police finally found the Austin bomber
ߦ   'I Just Got Rid of It:' Mom Charged With Murder After Allegedly Tossing Newborn Onto Neighbor's Deck
ߦ   SAPD boasts only female police helicopter pilot in Texas
ߦ   The Marijuana Business: What You Need to Know
ߦ   TMPA's 2018 Annual Conference July 27-30
ߦ   3-Year Old Found At Bottom Of Motel Pool
ߦ   Baytown Man Convicted in Cocaine Distribution Conspiracy
ߦ   Calif. city aims to opt out of state's sanctuary law
ߦ   Channelview Man Convicted of Multiple Child Exploitation Charges
ߦ   Coast Guard interdicts lancha crews illegally fishing US waters
ߦ   Coast Guard medevacs woman boater near Port Aransas
ߦ   Corpus Christi Man Arrested on Child Pornography Charges
ߦ   Deputy Assaulted During Traffic Stop
ߦ   DPS IPC Program Receives National Recognition
ߦ   Eight Individuals with Alleged Ties to the Aryan Circle Arrested and Charged in Connection with Murder
ߦ   Frisco Man in Custody on Federal Charges Stemming from a Murder-For-Hire Plot
ߦ   Henderson County Man Guilty of Unlawfully Possessing Ricin
ߦ   Houston Man and Woman Sentenced for Beaumont Robbery Conspiracy
ߦ   La Porte Police Animal Control representatives caution residents when encountering bats
ߦ   Law officers identify Austin bombing suspect as 24-year-old Mark Conditt
ߦ   Officer praised for response after shooting at Md. high school
ߦ   Police chiefs criticize social media bill
ߦ   Police Seek Help In Fatal Hit-And-Run
ߦ   Texans Reminded to Stay Vigilant, Report Suspicious Activity to Authorities
ߦ   Thieves sought in furniture thefts
ߦ   Threats Lead To Mans Tazing Outside Houston Bank
ߦ   Woman Jailed For Assault By Auto
ߦ   3rd Annual Vietnam War Commemorative Ride

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


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
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.