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’s First Annual Open House

Manassas, Virginia- Saturday April 16, 2016 Semper K9 Assistance Dogs held their 1st Annual Open House at ‘Camp Semper K9’ in Manassas. Represented at the event was Covert Security, Operation Paws for Homes, Northern Virginia Veterans Association, Americans in Wartime Museum, Manassas Young Marines, Iron Jaws K9, Walking with a Friend, Red Cross of Prince…

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Join the Battle Against PTSD & Support Service Dogs for Veterans

Semper K9 trains and provides service dogs to our wounded service members suffering from PTSD, TBI and Mobility Challenges. Using rescued and donated dogs we provide service dogs for psychiatric alert and mobility challenges free of charge to wounded service members and their eligible dependents. “They take animals that nobody wanted and a lot of…

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Dog Park Pros & Cons

Most dog owners want the best for their family pet. This may include lavish outfits, the finest food and training. Of course, allowing your dog to have ‘play-time’ and socialization at a local dog park is generally a decision that should be made in the raising of your four legged friend. There are many positive…

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Semper K9’s First Assistance Dog Candidate

Prince William, VA- Semper K9 Assistance Dogs, a nonprofit organization in Northern Virginia, announces their first assistance dog candidate Semper K9’s Norman. Norman is an 11 week old shepherd mix who comes from Northern Virginia rescue organization Operation Paws for Homes. “We are excited to have Norman start our program.” states Christopher Baity, Semper K9’s…

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Semper K9’s Norman: Training Week 1

Norman has had a busy first week. After getting adjusted to his new home he started learning his new name with “Focus.” Thanks to his foster parents from Operation Paws for Homes he had started name recognition a couple of weeks prior to entering the program. Amber & Mike also taught him to sit. Once…

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Semper K9’s Norman: Training Week 2

This week has been busy. We had our first visit to our new veterinarian, Caring Hands Animal Hospital in Bristow. We saw Dr.Caroline Boyd and she was absolutely wonderful! Norman did such a great job socializing at the vet and following his commands. We are very thankful to have found an animal hospital that is…

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