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Chappy

Semper K9 is proud to announce the acceptance of Chappy into our Service Dogs for Veterans Program. Chappy is a 10-month-old lab mix and comes to us from our rescue partner, Operation Paws for Homes. He is named in honor of the “Four Chaplains” and the many sacrifices made by all of our military chaplains.…

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Gino

Semper K9 Assistance Dogs is proud to accept Gino into our Service Dogs for Veterans program. Gino is an 8-month old lab mix rescued from the Prince William Humane Society. Gino is named in honor of Lance Corporal Eugene “Gino” Clifton Mills, III, USMC. Eugene, called Gene by family and Gino by his military friends,…

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Java

Semper K9 is proud to welcome Java, a 10-week old Shepherd mix, into our Service Dogs for Veterans program. Java is generously sponsored by Nancy and Paul Hamilton of Belfast, ME and was donated to us by Stafford County Animal Shelter. Java is named in honor of the 1,168 crew members of the USS Houston…

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Phantom

Semper K9 is honored to announce the acceptance of Phantom and Fury into our Service Dogs for Veterans program. Phantom is a 5-month old Great Pyrenees mix who comes to us from our rescue partner, Operation Paws for Homes. Fury is a 4-month old lab who was donated by Kate Gibbons.  Phantom and Fury are…

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Wheat

Semper K9 is honored to announce the acceptance of Wheat, a 10-week old rescue pup, into our Service Dogs for Veterans program. Wheat comes to us from our rescue partner, Operation Paws for Homes. He is named in honor of Vietnam veteran and US Navy Commander David Wheat. David Wheat was born in 1939 in Dearborn,…

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Moose

Semper K9 Assistance Dogs is honored to announce the acceptance of Moose into our service dog program. Moose is a 3-month-old German Shepherd, donated by Steadfast Old World Shepherds. Moose is named in memory of USMC LCpl Thomas “Moose” Rivers Jr. Lance Cpl. Thomas Rivers, 22 from Hoover, Alabama, was killed in action April 28, 2010, while supporting…

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Salty

Semper K9 is proud to accept Salty, a 10-month-old lab mix, into our Service Dogs for Veterans program. Salty comes to us from the Prince William Humane Society and was rescued by them from our local animal shelter. Salty is named in memory of  United States Air Force Maj. William “Salty” Watkins III. William Watkins…

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Donut

Semper K9 is proud to announce the acceptance of service dog in training Donut into our Service Dogs for Veterans program. Donut, a 10-week old shepherd lab mix, is named in memory of USMC LCpl Dakota R. Huse and comes to us from our rescue partner Operation Paws for Homes. “He got the nickname donut from always…

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Tink

Semper K9 is proud to announce the acceptance of service dog in training Tink into our Service Dogs for Veterans program. Tink, a 10-week old shepherd lab mix, is named in memory of USMC MWD Handler Cpl David Michael Sonka and comes to us from our rescue partner Operation Paws for Homes. As a child, Tink was…

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