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How You Can Help!

The above graph represents the actual number of grant requests received. Over the last couple of years, the National Police Dog Foundation has grown. While we are very happy that we are supporting many more law enforcement departments and touching the lives of their K-9 heroes, with this growth has come a huge [...]

Spring 2019 K-9 Health Insurance Grant Recipients

K-9 Health Insurance ensures the best medical care for the K-9s The National Police Dog Foundation is very pleased to announce the Spring 2019 K-9 Health Insurance Grant Recipients. In 2017 the National Police Dog Foundation launched our K-9 Health Insurance Fund, which was established from an initial donation by Petplan [...]

By |2019-04-01T12:44:38-08:00April 1st, 2019|Active K-9 Medical Fund, Articles, Grants, K-9 Health Insurance Fund|Comments Off on Spring 2019 K-9 Health Insurance Grant Recipients

Quick Facts on Heat Injury in K-9s

Summer is a dangerous time for K-9s Heat injury remains one of the top causes of sudden death in working dogs, and even in less-serious cases, can limit the effectiveness of law enforcement dogs in the field. Research in this field over the past ten years has led to new ideas about the [...]

By |2019-04-01T10:39:50-08:00April 1st, 2019|Active K-9 Medical Fund, Articles, K-9 Heat Alarm Fund, Spotlight, Veterinarian Updates|Comments Off on Quick Facts on Heat Injury in K-9s

Assisting Department of Homeland Security’s Retired K-9s

The National Police Dog Foundation is happy to announce that it has teamed up with the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) HQ Canine and Equine Oversight Program and the DHS Canine and Equine Governance Board (CEGB) to assist in the medical needs of retired DHS K-9s. These K-9s have [...]

By |2019-03-01T08:02:00-08:00February 28th, 2019|Advocacy, Articles, K-9 Memorial Fund, Retired K-9 Medical Fund, Special Fundraising|Comments Off on Assisting Department of Homeland Security’s Retired K-9s

Foundation To Award 100 New K-9 Health Insurance Grants

March 1st, 2019 The National Police Dog Foundation is very pleased to announce the availability of another 100 (12-month health insurance) K-9 Health Insurance Grants. We are now accepting applications, see button below. In 2017 we launched our K-9 Health Insurance Fund, which was established from an initial donation by Petplan pet insurance. [...]

By |2019-03-19T09:55:13-08:00February 25th, 2019|Active K-9 Medical Fund, Articles, Grants, K-9 Health Insurance Fund, Partner News|Comments Off on Foundation To Award 100 New K-9 Health Insurance Grants

Las Vegas Conference Tickets Giveaway – Now Closed

EXPIRED: Sorry, the National Police Dog Foundation giveaway of two conference tickets to the 5th Annual International Police K-9 Conference & Vendor Show in Las Vegas expired midnight on February 7th, 2019. The winners of the two conference tickets are: Thomas Conley Green Bay Police Department, WI John Wilson Mojave County Sheriff Congratulations to the winners. [...]

By |2019-02-20T15:44:55-08:00January 28th, 2019|Active K-9 Medical Fund, Articles, Grants, K-9 Health Insurance Fund, K-9 Heat Alarm Fund, K-9 Memorial Fund, K-9 Purchasing Fund, K-9 Training Fund, Retired K-9 Medical Fund, Special Fundraising|Comments Off on Las Vegas Conference Tickets Giveaway – Now Closed

Fallen K-9 Heroes of 2018

In 2018 our nation lost 27 K-9 heroes in the line of duty. These fallen K-9s will be honored as part of the official events of Police Week in Washington, DC. The National Police Dog Foundation, FOP DC Lodge #1, and United for Blue will be co-hosting the 2nd Annual Police K-9 Memorial Service. The memorial service includes a [...]

By |2019-01-28T16:49:01-08:00January 22nd, 2019|Articles, K-9 Memorial Fund, Special Fundraising, Sponsors News|0 Comments

Fall 2018 – 50 K-9 Health Insurance Grant Recipients

K-9 Health Insurance ensures the best medical care for the K-9s The National Police Dog Foundation is very pleased to announce 50 new K-9 Health Insurance Grant Recipients. In 2017 the National Police Dog Foundation launched our K-9 Health Insurance Fund, which was established from an initial donation by Petplan Pet [...]

By |2018-11-05T13:01:50-08:00November 2nd, 2018|Active K-9 Medical Fund, Articles, Grants, K-9 Health Insurance Fund|Comments Off on Fall 2018 – 50 K-9 Health Insurance Grant Recipients

Zoetis K-9 Courage Program helps pay for K-9 Chet’s veterinary visits.

Chet the family pet. Best buddies in retirement. K-9 Courage Program by Zoetis  Petcare helps pay for K-9 Chet's veterinary visits. Retired Deputy Sheriff John Trevor-Smith of the McKinley County Sheriff's Department has had a long-time partner in crime: K-9 Chet. Now 10 years old, the Belgian Malinois [...]

By |2019-03-11T11:28:35-08:00November 2nd, 2018|Articles, Grants, Retired K-9 Medical Fund, Sponsors News|Comments Off on Zoetis K-9 Courage Program helps pay for K-9 Chet’s veterinary visits.

Hamlet City PD, NC knows how to push buttons

Training helps alleviate K-9 Rudy's anxiety. K-9 Rudy is a 2-year-old Belgian Malinois working for the Hamlet City Police Department in Hamlet, North Carolina. After Rudy’s purchase in July 2017, Sergeant Briton Emert took on the role of trainer, and the two have been connected ever since. Emert describes how he “hit a lot [...]

By |2018-11-02T11:45:12-08:00November 2nd, 2018|Agency Reports, Articles, K-9 Purchasing Fund, K-9 Training Fund|Comments Off on Hamlet City PD, NC knows how to push buttons