The National Police Dog Foundation promotes education and awareness,
and raises funds for the purchase, training and ongoing veterinary care for active and retired police K-9s.

K-9 Purchasing

PURCHASING

Most law enforcement agencies do not have a budget for the purchase, training or protection of police K-9s. They heavily rely on generous public and/or corporate donations.

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K-9 Training

TRAINING

Training and equipment gets expensive. NPDF assists law enforcement agencies with the costs associated with the initial process and training of the K-9s.

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K-9 Protection

MEDICAL

K-9s put their life on the line every day to protect us. Law enforcement agencies constantly request assistance from NPDF for the ever-increasing cost of medical care.

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National Police Dog Foundation shared Ventura County Sheriff K9 Unit's photo. ... See MoreSee Less

We are saddened to announce the sudden passing of recently retired K9 Varo. Last night (12/08), K9 Varo was not acting like himself. Fearing that his stomach may have turned, K9 Varo was rushed to t...

17 hours ago

Mark Yong, Trudy Pickering and 63 others like this

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Judy Morris WrightGod Bless/Comfort Varo's partner.

17 hours ago

Cameron DownieRest Easy Varo

17 hours ago

Donna Naclerio RandlovSo very sorry for your loss. Thank you varo for your service. Rest with the Lord now

17 hours ago

Larry N Libby YeagerPrayers🐾

17 hours ago

Beverly WalkerRest in Peace.

17 hours ago

Lyn TravisI have a Great Dane i have to make her eat slow because of bloat, it does kill....

17 hours ago

Barbara DrustSo sorry for your loss. Rest in peace K-9 Officer Varo.

15 hours ago

Brenda JohnsonPrayers RIP

15 hours ago

Cynthia ThommenyRest well Varo ... @ peace.

15 hours ago

Tammy McCloeWhat a beautiful dog. So sorry for your loss of your partner, your best friend, and family member. RIP VARO

11 hours ago

Aaron CullyR.I.P BEAUTIFUL DOG

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National Police Dog Foundation shared Ventura County Sheriff K9 Unit's photo.

Terrible news today. Varo passed away this morning from a sudden illness.
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With over 5 years of service, K9 Varo is retired! He was born in Germany on December 26, 2008. K9 Varo graduated from patrol school with his handler, Senior Deputy Witchell, on June 24, 2011. K9 Var...

2 days ago

Terrible news today. Varo passed away this morning from a sudden illness.

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Fred NordtRest In Peace K9 Varo. My condolences to your partner and friend.

2 days ago

Melanie GibbsI'm very sorry. RIP Varo

2 days ago

Rosanne Walker FoxRIP good and faithful servant. May God bring peace to your handler, and safety to those left to hold the line.

2 days ago

Beverly ColwellSo sorry for your loss and blessings to the families and friends of Varo.Thank you for your service K-9 Varo.Run free big boy⛪

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Gail Martin WorthyI'm so sorry Colin Witchell 😥 he didn't get to enjoy his retirement with you and the family 😥

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Judith Douglass

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Delfina PalmerDeputy Winchell and K9 Varitek. Thank you for your service. He's gorgeous. May he enjoy a wonderful retirement. God bless you both always and the department.

2 days ago

Robert Gasiorthank you for your service Varo Happy retirement

2 days ago

Janice O'ConnorGuardian Angel has his wings. Niw you protect all our LEOs & Heavens gates. So very sorry. 💙💙

1 day ago

Suzil Dahlbo-GarneloThank you so much for your service, brave Varo. Rest in peace 💔🙏🏽

1 day ago

Pam HarveyRIP K-9 Varo....thank you for your service, my heartfelt condolences to your handler and law enforcement families....

1 day ago

Carey M. KretzRIP. Prayers for the handler and his family 😔

18 hours ago

Mary KendallHonor and respect, hero dog. We will remember you

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National Police Dog Foundation shared Ventura Police Department K9 Unit's photo. ... See MoreSee Less

Ofc. Hrynyk & K-9 Jag were busy hard at work this past weekend. K-9 Jag assisted investigating detectives with a hard surface track at a shooting incident. Also Ofc. Hrynyk conducted a traffic stop ...

3 days ago

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Gervaise Bety

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Latanya MeadorsHi beautiful boy. U and dad b safe

2 days ago

Patti DavisI love this. How sweet it is!

2 days ago

Carolyn CookWay to go K9 Jag!! San Antonio K9 believes you're cute have a great day. May the force be with you..............

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National Police Dog Foundation shared Military Working Dogs's photo. ... See MoreSee Less

75 years ago today, Pearl Harbor was attacked, and 2,402 Americans lost their lives. The attack on Pearl Harbor sparked the first serious interest in war dogs by the U.S. military services. In May 194...

4 days ago

National Police Dog Foundation shared Ventura County Sheriff K9 Unit's photo.

Happy birthday Yoschi!
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Today K9 Yoschi turns 7 years old! Happy Birthday K9 Yoschi!! #K9partner #K9yoschi #birthdayboy

4 days ago

Happy birthday Yoschi!

Eustace Elmes, Annie Lee and 167 others like this

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Elizabeth KolbergGorgeous

4 days ago

Mike CarrollHappy Birthday Yoschi - wishing you many many more to come , stay safe and thank you for all you and your handler accomplish each day.

4 days ago

Endra MalynHappy 7th Birthday to you K9 Officer Yoschi... Stay safe hero! 🎂🎈❤️

4 days ago

Theresa GriffithHappy Birthday Yoschi.

4 days ago

Ruessel Chen💐Happy Birthday🍀

4 days ago

Lyn Travis

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Patricia Kennedy

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Beverly ColwellHappy birthday Yoschi.Thank you for your service♡BLESSINGS!

4 days ago

Bobbie MeisenheimerHappy Birthday Yoschi. Have a fun day & stay safe out there sweetie.

4 days ago

Debra GandySo beautiful! Happy birthday!

4 days ago

Marcia BurgessHappy Birthday Yoschi

4 days ago

Janice O'Connor💙🎊💙 Happy Birthday Yoschi!! Stay safe.

4 days ago

Brenda JohnsonHappy birthday!

4 days ago

Mary MyrickH/B beauty

3 days ago

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National Police Dog Foundation shared United States Police Canine Association, Inc.'s 6th Grade K-9 Project.

United States Police Canine Association, Inc.
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Almost every day we get questions about the Police K-9 Teams. Sometimes from media, sometimes from Chiefs but last month we got one from a 6th grader who was looking for information for her team's sch...

5 days ago

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Terry DortchProud of all of you. ❤️

5 days ago

Patti DavisSweet!

4 days ago

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National Police Dog Foundation shared Ventura County Sheriff K9 Unit's photo. ... See MoreSee Less

With over 5 years of service, K9 Varo is retired! He was born in Germany on December 26, 2008. K9 Varo graduated from patrol school with his handler, Senior Deputy Witchell, on June 24, 2011. K9 Var...

6 days ago

Mariann Murphy, Trudy Pickering and 110 others like this

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Jo PergramThank you for your service Officer K9 Varo, enjoy your retirement

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Latanya MeadorsCongrats baby

6 days ago   ·  1

Sherry BoggsHappy Retirement K9 Varo ~ TY TY TY for your service

5 days ago

Trudy PickeringBeautiful dog. Happy retirement furry face xx

4 days ago

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Excellent video and worth the watch

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K-9 officers are a crucial tool for police departments when searching for dope or bad guys. They also are fixtures at community events, where they delight th...

7 days ago

National Police Dog Foundation shared Ben Roethlisberger - BigBen7.com's photo. ... See MoreSee Less

My cleats for this week's #MyCauseMyCleats initiative to celebrate and bring awareness to The Ben Roethlisberger Foundation, which honors Make A Wish and police & fire agencies nationwide. I also want...

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Ramóna Burai, Tamra Koester and 104 others like this

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Jnk ThurmanAwesome

7 days ago

Wendy EspinozaSara 🙂

6 days ago

Sara K. ScottAWESOME!!!!!!!

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