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Semper K9 Founder Named a 2017 Washingtonian of the Year

Quantico, Virginia– Semper K9 Assistance Dogs is pleased to announce Founder and Executive Director Christopher Baity has been named a Washingtonian of the Year by Washingtonian magazine. Calling honorees “local heroes,” the publication says the designation is “one of the highest honors our community bestows on people who make this a better place.” Baity is…

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Semper K9’s Pete to Compete in the Puppy Bowl

Quantico, VA- If the Super Bowl’s not for you, the Puppy Bowl is always an adorable alternative aired earlier in the day. There’s even more reason to watch it this year—local rescue puppy with a purpose will be competing for the coveted MVP title and a Lombarky trophy for their team. Pete, a rescue pup…

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Semper K9 Selected to March in Governor Northam’s Inauguration Parade

Quantico, Virginia- Semper K9 Assistance Dogs is honored to have been chosen as one of the few organizations to march in the Inauguration Parade of Governor Ralph Northam. One of 4 military related organizations, Semper K9 was chosen for it’s dedication to enhancing the quality of life for wounded service members. Several veteran/service dog teams marched…

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Veteran Voices: George Lamb

By Amanda Baity George Lamb is a medically separated Marine with 16 years in service including The Gulf War. His job within the DOD requires Lamb to conduct presentations and attend high-level meetings with DOD and VA leadership. Due to his service-connected health issues, Lamb was having difficulty in the workplace. This is George’s story…

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Semper K9’s 2017 in Review

2017 has been another great year for Semper K9. To date, we have accepted 23 dogs into our Service Dogs for Veterans program and have worked with 25 service dog teams in our Maintenance Training Program. Our dogs have traveled the country, from New York to Hawaii and between! We have so many memories from 2017 and…

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Semper K9's 2017 in Review

2017 has been another great year for Semper K9. To date, we have accepted 23 dogs into our Service Dogs for VeteransB program and have worked with 25 service dog teams in our Maintenance Training Program.B Our dogs have traveled the country, from New York to Hawaii and between! We have so many memories from…

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Semper K9 Assistance Dogs Joins Newman’s Own Foundation $500K Holiday Challenge

Help Semper K9 win $150,000 by donating to its CrowdRise campaign Quantico, VA – Semper K9 Assistance Dogs has been selected to join the Newman’s Own Foundation ion $500k Holiday Challenge, a fundraising competition on CrowdRise, the largest crowdfunding platform for good. Newman’s Own Foundation $500k Holiday Challenge is a friendly fundraising campaign for eligible US-based 501(c)3 charities.…

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Semper K9 Selected as Beneficiary for Joe Walsh’s VetsAid Concert for Our Veterans

Joe Walsh’s Foundation VetsAid Announces Additional Veteran Charities to Benefit from First Annual Concert these Regional and Smaller Organizations Epitomize the Mission of VetsAid Concert Features Performances by Walsh and the Zac Brown Band, Gary Clark Jr and Keith Urban, September 20, 2017 at Eagle Bank Arena in Fairfax VA September 18, 2017 (Washington, DC)  In two days Joe Walsh…

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Semper K9 Wins Northern Virginia Chamber of Commerce Distinguished Service Award 

 Tysons, Virginia – (July 27, 2017) The Northern Virginia Chamber of Commerce (Northern Virginia Chamber), has announced the winners of the 2017 Distinguished Service Awards: Honoring Veterans, Businesses & Leaders in Greater Washington. The awards celebrate individuals, companies, and non-profit organizations for their service to veterans in the Greater Washington business community. Nominees and winners were selected by…

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