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Semper K9 Supports the PAWS Act of 2019

Congress Introduces PAWS Act (Puppies Assisting Wounded Servicemembers) of 2019 Florida Republican Congressman John Rutherford is sponsoring the bill Washington, D.C. – The PAWs Act was introduced to Congress June 5th by Congressman John Rutherford and, if passed, will require the Department of Veterans Affairs to provide service dogs to veterans diagnosed with Post-Traumatic Stress…

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Semper K9 Partners with Cargill Feed & Nutrition

Quantico, VA-  Cargill Feed & Nutrition (CFN US) expands its community enrichment reach with the help of customers, Tractor Supply Co. and non-profit, Semper K9 Assistance Dogs. Semper K9 is a family founded and operated organization located just outside of Quantico, Virginia. Founded by USMC combat veteran Christopher Baity and his wife Amanda, their team…

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Semper K9 Assistance Dogs Honored at Hero’s Journey Gala at Arena Stage

Quantico, VA- During The John P. Mayhugh Foundation’s annual Hero’s Journey Gala in DC, Semper K9 Assistance Dogs was awarded the ‘Thank You for Making a Difference’ award for its outstanding service to the veteran community. Also honored was U.S. Representative Brian J. Mast (FL-18). He received the Hero’s Journey Lifetime Achievement Award which recognized…

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Semper K9 Assistance Dogs Nominated for Vettys® Award

Quantico, VA- Nationally recognized veteran service organization, Semper K9 Assistance Dogs, has been nominated for Academy of United States Veterans Veterans Awards (Vettys®.) Semper K9’s mission is to enhance the quality of life of wounded service members and their families by providing them custom-trained service dogs. Utilizing rescue dogs from high-kill shelters and some donated…

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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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