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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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Brookdale Woodbridge Veterans Day Ceremony

Semper K9 recently attended the Brookdale Woodbridge’s Veterans Day Ceremony conducted by VITAS. Thank you for allowing Northern Virginia Veterans Association and Semper K9 for taking part in honoring all of our veterans.

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7th Annual Greater Manassas Veterans Day Parade

We recently participated in the 7th Annual Greater Manassas Veterans Day Parade. Although it was a cool and rainy day we enjoyed seeing the crowds gathered along the street supporting our veterans. Thank you Northern Virginia Veterans Association for letting us join with you.      

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Big Give Ashburn 2015

We are so thankful to have been included in the Big Give Ashburn this year. Thank you to Rebecca Dazenbaker for contacting us. 28 families joined the Big Give to do random acts of kindness, purchase items for nonprofits, and purchase gifts for families in need. See photos by Rebecca of the presentation we did […]

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IRS Veterans Day Ceremony

We were honored to be included in the Internal Revenue Service’s Veterans Day Ceremony this year at their headquarters in Washington D.C. Distinguished guests included Deputy Commissioner for Operations Support, Jeffrey Tribiano and the Executive Director of the Office of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion, Susy Greer,  Veterans Group guest speaker was Christopher Baity, Executive Director, SemperK9 and a […]

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Local Nonprofits to Host Suicide Awareness Documentary

PROJECT 22 Viewing: A Documentary For Our Veterans Manassas, VA- Northern Virginia Veterans Association and Semper K9 Assistance Dogs are pleased to announce a special screening of PROJECT 22, a military documentary made by two combat veterans, who set out to raise awareness and bring an end to the high suicide rate of veterans, estimated to […]

Homemade Dog Shampoo and Cleaner

If you have a dog that spends a good amount of time outside, this is a perfect solution to that musty sweat smell your four legged family member may have after a day of play.  Not only will your dog LOVE you after using this quick Homemade Dog Shampoo and Cleaner, but so will your wallet! […]

Semper K9 Press Release: Semper K9 Adopts Next Assistance Dog Candidate

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 10, 2015 Semper K9 Adopts Next Assistance Dog Candidate Prince William, VA- Semper K9 Assistance Dogs, a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization in Northern Virginia, announces their second assistance dog candidate Semper K9’s Mikey. Mikey is a 6 month old lab mix who comes from Northern Virginia rescue organization Operation Paws for Homes. […]

Homemade Organic Dog Treats

Here is a great recipe for homemade dog biscuits. Some cannot afford to pay for organic snacks for their four legged friends. This recipe yields about 36 medium sized cookies. You could also change this recipe up and add your pooch’s favorite ingredients.   Peanut Butter Dog Biscuits 1 cup Peanut Butter 1 cup Milk […]

Semper K9 Press Release: Local Veteran to Help Service Members and Rescue Dogs with New NonProfit

2/1/2015- Semper K9 Assistance Dogs, a local nonprofit  in Prince William County, is currently looking for candidates in need of a service dog. Semper K9 provides Assisted-Living K9s for wounded, critically-ill and injured members of the U.S. Armed Forces and their families. They are also looking for ideal canine candidates to become service dogs in training. […]