Semper K9's Mission

Rescuing Dogs & Veterans

Combat veteran founded and operated, Semper K9’s mission is to enhance the quality of life for wounded members of the U.S. Armed Forces and their families by providing them custom-trained service dogs. Using rescued and donated dogs Semper K9 provides service dogs for psychiatric alert and mobility challenges free of charge to disabled veterans.

Mike Rowe & Semper K9

Watch our episode of Mike Rowe’s Returning the Favor.

Our Programs

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.

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.

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.

Prison Program


Coming Soon in 2022! Semper K9 has been approved by the Federal Bureau of Prisons to work with federal inmates to train service dogs for veterans.

Semper K9 Sponsors



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.