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Yazzie

Semper K9 is excited to announce the acceptance of Yazzie into our Service Dogs for Veterans program. Yazzie is named in memory of Sophie Yazzie, World War II Veteran, and is a 3-month-old lab mix from our rescue partner, Operation Paws for Homes. Sophie Yazzie, a member of the Navajo Nation, was born Awéé’ Yázhí…

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Semper K9 COVID-19 Prevention & Resiliency Plan

To our Incredible Semper K9 Community: As the global health community and the world come together to face the COVID-19 pandemic, we wanted to reach out and let each of our supporters know exactly how Semper K9 is responding to these challenges.    The decisions we make are, as always, being guided by our commitment…

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Gino

Semper K9 Assistance Dogs is proud to accept Gino into our Service Dogs for Veterans program. Gino is an 8-month old lab mix rescued from the Prince William Humane Society. Gino is named in honor of Lance Corporal Eugene “Gino” Clifton Mills, III, USMC. Eugene, called Gene by family and Gino by his military friends,…

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Java

Semper K9 is proud to welcome Java, a 10-week old Shepherd mix, into our Service Dogs for Veterans program. Java is generously sponsored by Nancy and Paul Hamilton of Belfast, ME and was donated to us by Stafford County Animal Shelter. Java is named in honor of the 1,168 crew members of the USS Houston…

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Semper K9 Renames Stream in Catlett to “Courage Creek”

Catlett, VA-November 11, 2019- Nationally recognized veteran service organization, Semper K9 Assistance Dogs, announced today that their application with the US Board of Geographical Names (USGS) for a stream name change had been approved. Semper K9 purchased 33 acres in Fauquier County in 2017 and went to work to get a stream that ran through…

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Ralphie

Semper K9 is honored to announce the acceptance of Ralphie, a 4-month old Plott Hound mix, into our Service Dogs for Veterans program. Ralphie comes to us from our rescue partner, Operation Paws for Homes, and is named in memory of Lt. Col. Ralph H. Thompson, U.S. Air Force, Retired.           …

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Trista

Semper K9 is honored to announce the acceptance of Trista, a 10-week old rescue pup, into our Service Dogs for Veterans program. Trista comes to us from our rescue partner, Operation Paws for Homes. She is named in memory of Sgt Trista Moretti, US Army. A 1998 graduate of South Plainfield High School, Moretti distinguished herself…

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Semper K9 Supports the PAWS Act of 2019

Congress Introduces PAWS Act (Puppies Assisting Wounded Servicemembers) of 2019 Florida Republican Congressman John Rutherford is sponsoring the bill Washington, D.C. – The PAWs Act was introduced to Congress June 5th by Congressman John Rutherford and, if passed, will require the Department of Veterans Affairs to provide service dogs to veterans diagnosed with Post-Traumatic Stress…

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