Our Programs

Rescuing Dogs & Veterans

Combat veteran founded and operated, Semper K9’s mission is to enhance the quality of life for wounded, critically ill and injured members of the U.S. Armed Forces and their families by providing them assistance dogs. Using rescued and donated dogs we provide service dogs for psychiatric alert and mobility challenges free of charge to wounded service members.

Service Dogs for Veterans

Service Dogs for Veterans Semper K9

Semper K9’s Service Dogs for Veterans Program provides custom-trained service dogs for wounded service members
free of charge.

Community Education

Community Education Program About Service Dogs for Veterans with Semper K9

Semper K9’s Community Education program focuses on service dog and disability awareness and the impact that service dogs have on veterans.

Family Integration

Family Integration Program Semper K9

Semper K9’s Family Integration Program teaches military families how best to navigate their needs, resulting in stronger and healthier relationships.

Recent Updates

Semper K9’s Episode of RTF

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Join Our Marine Corps Marathon Team

USMC veterans Christopher Baity, Semper K9 founder and Executive Director, and Jessica Rambo finish their first marathons with service dogs Bella and Bree.

Hero Hike 5K

Hero Hike Banner for Eventbrite 2019

Semper K9 Pack Leader

Pack Leader Campaign Header

Veteran Voices

Chuck and his handler Michael.

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Semper K9 Shop


Heroes Have Paws Tee

Our newest shirt design, ‘Some Heroes Have Paws’ made from ringspun cotton and also available in moisture wicking material. Front has the Semper K9 logo.


Ruff Mornings Coffee

Roasted by Veteran Owned, Ricks Roasters in Northern Virginia, sales from this combination of two light to medium roasted coffees benefit Semper K9’s Service Dogs for Veterans program.

Semper K9 Hat Red

Semper K9 Red Hat

This six-panel twill cap with Semper K9’s logo embroidered will allow you to support our mission in style! Also, the hat worn by Mike Rowe in our episode of RTF!

Bloody Do Gooders Tee

Bloody Do-Gooders Tee

Get your official Team Semper K9 ‘Bloody Do-Gooders’ tee. This limited edition shirt represents Semper K9’s appearance on Mike Rowe’s hit show on Facebook Watch, Returning the Favor.

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