Posts Categorized: Press Release

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 […]

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 […]

Founder of Semper K9 Assistance Dogs, Christopher Baity, Named a 2017 Washingtonian of the Year

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 an OIF […]

Semper K9 Assistance Dogs Joins Newman’s Own Foundation $500K Holiday Challenge

Help Semper K9 win $150,000 by donating to its CrowdRise campaign Quantico, VA – Semper K9 Assistance Dogs has been selected to join the Newman’s Own Foundation ion $500k Holiday Challenge, a fundraising competition on CrowdRise, the largest crowdfunding platform for good. Newman’s Own Foundation $500k Holiday Challenge is a friendly fundraising campaign for eligible US-based 501(c)3 charities. […]

Semper K9 Announces 2nd Annual Upland Bird Hunt

Quantico, VA- Semper K9 Assistance Dogs, a combat veteran founded and operated veteran service organization, has announced its 2nd Annual Upland Bird Hunt. This year’s event will be held in Hustle, Virginia at the Rappahannock Bird Dog Training Club on December 2nd.   “Last year we raised a little over $3,000 with our first event,” […]

Semper K9 Selected as Beneficiary for Joe Walsh’s VetsAid Concert for Our Veterans

Joe Walsh’s Foundation VetsAid Announces Additional Veteran Charities to Benefit from First Annual Concert these Regional and Smaller Organizations Epitomize the Mission of VetsAid Concert Features Performances by Walsh and the Zac Brown Band, Gary Clark Jr and Keith Urban, September 20, 2017 at Eagle Bank Arena in Fairfax VA September 18, 2017 (Washington, DC)  In two days Joe Walsh […]

Local Nonprofit Assisting Military Veterans Relocates to Fauquier County

Catlett, Virginia – (August 7, 2017) Semper K9 Assistance Dogs, a Woodbridge based 501(c)(3) that provides wounded veterans with service dogs, has recently purchased 33 acres in Fauquier County. The land, which is currently undeveloped, will allow Semper K9 the opportunity to assist more disabled service members and their families while providing a permanent location for their […]

Loveless Porter Architects Donates Design for Camp Semper K9

Provided by Imagine What started out as a desire to help veterans has blossomed into a new Community Builder project for Manassas-based Loveless Porter Architects, LLC. The firm is donating consulting and design services to the creation of Camp Semper K9, which will serve as home base for Semper K9 Assistance Dogs. The veteran-owned non-profit […]

Semper K9 Wins Northern Virginia Chamber of Commerce Distinguished Service Award 

 Tysons, Virginia – (July 27, 2017) The Northern Virginia Chamber of Commerce (Northern Virginia Chamber), has announced the winners of the 2017 Distinguished Service Awards: Honoring Veterans, Businesses & Leaders in Greater Washington. The awards celebrate individuals, companies, and non-profit organizations for their service to veterans in the Greater Washington business community. Nominees and winners were selected by […]

Members of Congress Recognized for Leadership

Leash of Leadership Awards Washington, D.C. (July 17, 2017)–  The Association of Service Dog Providers for Military Veterans (ASDPMV) honored several members of Congress in an awards ceremony this afternoon on Capitol Hill. The Leash of Leadership Awards recognized those who have gone above and beyond to assist with ASDPMV member organizations, who provide service […]