K-9 Marcus now protected by Heat Alarm

Meet Marcus, an eight-year-old black Labrador explosives detector with the Butler University Police Department. The Department is a recent recipient of one of the National Police Dog Foundation’s 2019 Heat Alarm Grants. K-9 Marcus, and his handler, Sergeant Jason Downs, have worked for seven years ensuring the safety of the students and the [...]

By |2019-07-02T09:26:04-08:00July 1st, 2019|Articles, Grants, K-9 Heat Alarm Fund|Comments Off on K-9 Marcus now protected by Heat Alarm

K-9 Apollo safe from summer’s heat

K-9 Apollo is a two-year-old Belgium Malinois/German Shepherd mix. He is a single-purpose narcotics K-9 who has been working with the Nelson County Sheriff's Office in Kentucky for six months. The department is a recent grant recipient from the National Police Dog Foundation’s K-9 Heat Alarm Fund. Kentucky summers can be very hot [...]

By |2019-07-02T09:27:47-08:00July 1st, 2019|Articles, Grants, K-9 Heat Alarm Fund|Comments Off on K-9 Apollo safe from summer’s heat

K-9 Bella just wants to play

K-9 Bella is a loving five-year-old Belgium Malinois, who loves to go to the schools and play with the kids. She would do tricks and play ball with the kids all day long if she could. However, Bella has work to do. She works for the White County Sheriff's Office, GA, with her [...]

By |2019-07-02T09:29:08-08:00July 1st, 2019|Articles, Grants, K-9 Heat Alarm Fund|Comments Off on K-9 Bella just wants to play

2nd Annual Police K-9 Memorial Service

K-9 Teams laid a rose for each of the K-9s who died the line of duty in 2018. This month's newsletter is dedicated to honoring those K-9s, who in 2018, have fallen in the line of duty. 2nd Annual Police K-9 Memorial Service  Saturday, May 11, 2019 The National Police [...]

By |2019-05-22T15:46:33-08:00May 20th, 2019|Articles, Events, Grants, K-9 Memorial Fund, Media Coverage, Special Fundraising|Comments Off on 2nd Annual Police K-9 Memorial Service

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