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Members of Congress Recognized for Leadership

Leash of Leadership Awards Washington, D.C. (July 17, 2017)–  The Association of Service Dog Providers for Military Veterans (ASDPMV) honored several members of Congress in an awards ceremony this afternoon on Capitol Hill. The Leash of Leadership Awards recognized those who have gone above and beyond to assist with ASDPMV member organizations, who provide service […]

Northern Virginia Chamber Announces 2017 Distinguished Service Awards Nominees

Tysons, Va. – The Northern Virginia Chamber of Commerce (Northern Virginia Chamber) today announced the nominees for the 2017 Distinguished Service Awards to be presented on Tuesday, July 18, 2017 at the Hilton McLean Tysons Corner. The Distinguished Service Awards: Honoring Veteran, Businesses & Leaders in Greater Washington celebrates individuals, companies, and non-profit organizations for their service to veterans in the Greater […]

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Semper K9 Founder, Christopher Baity Featured in People Magazine

Semper K9 is proud to promote the American Heroes Channel Red Bandanna Hero Award with this feature in People Magazine. The Red Bandanna Hero Award has been an exciting experience for Team Semper K9.  Click the image to the left or HERE to read the feature online. Thank you AHCTV & People for this amazing […]

Remembering the Fallen: US Army CPL Nyle Yates III

This memorial day, Semper K9 continues the tradition of remembering those who have paid the ultimate sacrifice for our freedoms. We remember US Army OIF Combat Veteran CPL Nyle Yates III, our service dog Yates is named in his memory. Nyle joined the Army right after graduation in 2002 from Lakewood High School in Lake Odessa, MI. He was […]

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American Service Dogs Magazine Seeks Active MWD Teams to Feature Each Issue

  American Service Dogs Magazine Seeks Active MWD Teams to Feature Each Issue Our new publication, American Service Dogs, is currently seeking nominations for active duty MWD Teams to be featured in upcoming issues. If you would like to apply please complete the form below and someone from our team will contact you.

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Semper K9 Graduates Four in Fall Ceremony

Semper K9 proudly announces the graduation of Kiernan, Levi, Diesel and Jud! Thank you American Legion Post 10, Covert Security and Homes for Heroes for sponsoring our event! Thank you Operation Paws for Homes, Iron Jaws K9 and American Humane for your support during the training of these dogs! Thank you Rob Jinks Photography for […]

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Semper K9 & American Humane Team up with the New York Giants to Surprise Army Veteran with a Service Dog

Semper K9 Assistance Dogs recently presented a Northern Virginia combat veteran with a service dog at the NY Giants vs. Philadelphia Eagles game with American Humane and the United War Veterans Council. “We’re thrilled and honored to have the opportunity to put a healing leash in the hands of a military veteran,” said Dr. Robin […]

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American Heroes Channel and the Huffington Post Announce Winner of the Second Annual “RED BANDANNA HERO AWARD” Semper K9 Founder Christopher Baity

– In the Spirit of Welles Remy Crowther, The Ultimate Everyday Hero By Whom This Award is Inspired, Baity to Be Honored for His Commitment to Serving the Veteran Community at the Nationally Televised Red Bandanna Football Game at Boston College on Friday, October 7th – – Crowther’s Story is Featured in the Recent Book ‘The […]

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Semper K9 Graduates Four Service Dog Teams

By Amanda Baity | Photos by Rob Jinks, Rob Jinks Photography Local nonprofit, Semper K9 Assistance Dogs, celebrated the success of several of their service dogs in training with a graduation ceremony Thursday night at the Dale City Volunteer Fire Department Station 13.  Three of their current 10 program dogs along with three maintenance training teams […]

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6 Steps To Choosing The Right Dog for your Lifestyle

By Christopher Baity There are many considerations when bringing a new dog into your home.  As a responsible pet owner, you’ll want to consider variables and options before making a final decision: care and training, cost, size, temperament, lifespan and appearance. Another important choice is the source of your dog.  While that “doggy in the […]