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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

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

K-9 Brisant gets emergency medical treatment

Brisant is a four-year-old German Shepherd working for the Cal Poly University Police Department on the Cal Poly campus in San Luis Obispo, California. Trained in patrol/apprehension, soft surface tracking, and article searches, his primary role is patrolling the campus. His partner, Officer Chad Reiley, describes Brisant as “one of those dogs who [...]

By |2019-02-11T10:48:59-08:00January 28th, 2019|Active K-9 Medical Fund, Articles, Grants, K-9 Health Insurance Fund, Sponsors News|Comments Off on K-9 Brisant gets emergency medical treatment

Retired K-9 Sem gets the treatment he needs

K-9 Sem has been the lovable gentle giant of Cypress Police in Cypress, California. The German Shepherd was the biggest K-9 in the training group, at an impressive 130 pounds. While gentle, according to his partner, Detective Rebecca Mondon, his strong bite could be felt through a bite suit—“no one enjoyed taking bites [...]

By |2019-02-11T10:49:48-08:00January 28th, 2019|Articles, Grants, Retired K-9 Medical Fund|Comments Off on Retired K-9 Sem gets the treatment he needs

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