The Nation’s Largest Provider of Service Dogs for Veterans

The Nation’s Largest Provider

Of Service Dogs For Veterans

Determined to end veteran suicide, K9s For Warriors provides highly-trained Service Dogs to military veterans suffering from PTSD, traumatic brain injury and/or military sexual trauma. With the majority of dogs coming from high-kill rescue shelters, this innovative program allows the K9/Warrior team to build an unwavering bond that facilitates their collective healing and recovery.

David and Doc's Story

Master Sergeant David and Doc’s Story

A Battle Worth Fighting

Roughly 20 veterans die by suicide every day, and K9s For Warriors is determined to change that. K9s For Warriors exists because of a fierce dedication to saving the lives of both veterans and rescue dogs. This program is backed by scientific research and empowers veterans who fought for our freedom to live a life of dignity and independence. Graduates of K9s For Warriors’ program are able to live a life that they previously did not think was possible. Many have reunited with their families, gone back to school, found renewed enjoyment in life, and significantly reduced their medications.

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92

%

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of our veteran graduates report a reduction in medication*

*Study conducted by Flagler College, St. Augustine, Florida

82

%

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of our veteran graduates report reduced suicide ideation*

*Study conducted by Flagler College, St. Augustine, Florida

Real Warriors. Real Stories.

What Drives Us

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K9s For Warriors remains commited to ending veteran suicide, raising awareness for invisible disabilities, and creating policy level reform. We do this through our best-in-class support & service, expert training program, and cutting-edge research.

Our Mission

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Determined to end veteran suicide, K9s For Warriors provides highly-trained Service Dogs to military veterans suffering from PTSD, traumatic brain injury and/or military sexual trauma.

 

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World’s Largest Shelter to Service Program

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Before it was widely accepted, K9s For Warriors believed in the power of Service Dogs to treat veteran’s service-connected traumas. Independent research, along with our own, validates the effectiveness of a K9 companion in preventing veteran suicide.

Our proven program allows us to save the lives of shelter dogs in conjunction with saving veterans’ lives. To date, our team has rescued more than 1,300 dogs. Saving these four-legged heroes from a life of abandonment or euthanasia and giving them purpose.

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Leading the Way

K9s For Warriors is the nation’s largest provider of Service Dogs to military veterans suffering from post traumatic stress, traumatic brain injury and/or military sexual trauma.

Stories to Inspire

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Check out our blog to learn more about how K9s For Warriors is impacting the lives of veterans and rescue dogs, our latest developments affecting the organization, along with relevant industry research and advocacy efforts.