A fund that gives Medical Grants to Active K-9s.

K-9 Jojo of Union County Sheriff’s Office, SC gets the cancer treatment she needs

Non-profits come together to help K-9 Jojo "feel a whole lot better" in retirement. K-9 Jojo retired from the Union County Sheriff’s Office in Union, South Carolina in October of 2018. At that time, her handler, Officer Russel Vinson, noticed that the K-9 had troubling symptoms and took her [...]

By |2019-04-30T14:27:46-08:00April 30th, 2019|Active K-9 Medical Fund, Articles, Grants|Comments Off on K-9 Jojo of Union County Sheriff’s Office, SC gets the cancer treatment she needs

K-9 Sniper, from Geauga Park District Can Now Work Pain Free

Sniper is a 4-year-old German Shepherd working for the Geauga Park District in Geauga County, Ohio. For three years now, he has been on the road with his handler, Ranger Denise Weisbarth. Sniper’s main role is narcotics detection, often assisting other agencies within the counties with narcotics searches. Weisbarth explains, “He is one [...]

By |2019-04-30T14:24:57-08:00April 30th, 2019|Active K-9 Medical Fund, Articles, Grants|Comments Off on K-9 Sniper, from Geauga Park District Can Now Work Pain Free

JOIN US: 2nd Annual Police K-9 Memorial Service

PLEASE JOIN US at the 2nd Annual Police K-9 Memorial Service  Saturday, May 11, 2019—1:00 pm The National Police Dog Foundation, FOP DC Lodge #1, and United for Blue are co-hosting the memorial service. The memorial service includes a wreath-laying ceremony to honor the memory of fallen police K-9s who have given their [...]

By |2019-04-30T14:22:54-08:00April 30th, 2019|Active K-9 Medical Fund, Articles, Events, Grants, K-9 Memorial Fund, Media Coverage, Special Fundraising, Sponsors News|Comments Off on JOIN US: 2nd Annual Police K-9 Memorial Service

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

K-9 Bear of Gurnee PD, IL – Dental Procedure

Five-year-old, K-9 Bear has been working for the Gurnee Police Department, in Gurnee, Illinois since 2014. The German Shepherd is trained in apprehension and cadaver as well as narcotics and tracking/article searches. His handler, Officer Daniel Ruth, explains that Bear is vital to the community “there’s nothing he likes more than police work—he [...]

By |2019-02-28T14:54:27-08:00February 27th, 2019|Active K-9 Medical Fund, Articles, Grants|Comments Off on K-9 Bear of Gurnee PD, IL – Dental Procedure

K-9 Sig of Spenser PD, Cortland, NY – Spinal Injury

At four years old, K-9 Sig has a very impressive resume. Working for the Village of Spencer Police Department in Cortland, New York, the Belgian Malinois has traveled to K-9 conferences and competitions across the country with his partner, Officer Rick McCulskey. Sig holds patrol, tracking, scent detection/article search, and narcotics detection certification [...]

By |2019-02-28T14:54:36-08:00February 25th, 2019|Active K-9 Medical Fund, Articles, Grants|Comments Off on K-9 Sig of Spenser PD, Cortland, NY – Spinal Injury

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