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. […]

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! […]

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’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 […]

Semper K9s Mikey: Week 1 Training

Mikey has been doing a great job in his first week of service dog school. He passed the public access test and has been making appearances all over town. His first stop was in Arlington. Semper K9 attending a Veterans Services Fair at George Mason University. Mikey tagged along and went into a convenience store. […]

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May 20, 2015: Chick-fil-A Dumfries Military Appreciation Night

We will be at the Dumfries Chick-fil-A Military Appreciation night on Wednesday May 20th from 4pm-7pm. Here are details about this event from Chick-fil-A: #ChickfilaSalutes Military Families with Free Meal for Military Appreciation Night on May 20, 2015 Event Honors Military Personnel, Family Members Chick-fil-A of Dumfries and all Chick-fil-A Metro DC restaurants will honor […]

Semper K9 Press Release: Local Veteran Organizations Unite To Help Our Military Community

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 24, 2015   Local Veteran Organizations Unite To Help Our Military Community   Prince William, VA- The “Importance of Animal Therapy for Our Veterans” was the topic of discussion at the April meeting of the Northern Virginia Veterans Association, held at the Freedom Museum in Manassas. Locally based Semper K9 Assistance […]

Press Release: Internal Revenue Service Invites Local Nonprofit for Military Appreciation Week

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 21, 2015 Internal Revenue Service Invites Local Nonprofit for Military Appreciation Week Washington D.C.- The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Military Outreach for Service (MOS) nonprofit celebrated Military Appreciation Week by inviting Northern Virginia based nonprofit Semper K9 Assistance Dogs for employee demonstrations. “This experience was an eye opener for some of […]

IRS Employees Photographing Mikey and Norman

Semper K9 Visits the Internal Revenue Service for Military Appreciation Week

Washington D.C.- The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Military Outreach for Service (MOS) nonprofit celebrated Military Appreciation Week by inviting Northern Virginia based nonprofit Semper K9 Assistance Dogs for employee demonstrations. “This experience was an eye opener for some of the chapter members, as well as IRS-employees. It was educational and informative.” states Sara Covington, IRS employee […]

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 […]