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K9s For Warriors

Rating: 4.93 stars   119 reviews 4,297

Nonprofit Issues:

Animals, Veterans

Address:

114 Camp K9 Road Ponte Vedra FL 32081 USA

Mission:

K9s For Warriors is dedicated to providing service canines to our warriors suffering from Post-traumatic Stress Disability, traumatic brain injury and/or military sexual trauma as a result of military service post 9/11. Our goal is to empower them to return to civilian life with dignity and independence.

Results:

177 Warrior-Service K9 teams have graduated from K9s For Warriors. We have rescued over 200 dogs from shelters, and we have found loving, permanent homes for all dogs which did not make our program.

Target demographics:

K9s For Warriors is dedicated to providing service canines to our warriors suffering from Post-traumatic Stress Disability, traumatic brain injury and/or military sexual trauma as a result of military service post 9/11. Our goal is to empower them to return to civilian life with dignity and independence.

Direct beneficiaries per year:

In 2014 50 Warriors & 50 dogs rescued from shelters will receive new leashes on life as Warrior-Service K9 teams.

Geographic areas served:

Nationwide

Programs:

Three week in house program providing service dogs to our nations troops & veterans suffering from Post-traumatic Stress Disability, traumatic brain injury and/or military sexual trauma. (Dog are trained prior to the warriors' arrival)

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(904) 686-1956
www.K9sforwarriors.org

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Rating: 5 stars   Featured Review

20 people found this review helpful

I as a recipient of a wonderful K9 from K9s for Warriors. Having the training onsight at their facility was a major plus. It allowed me time to bond with my dog. They are very helpful and a great Org. Having Maverick has helped me not to think of war. I can channel; my thoughts on him. His needs and he keeps me occupied. With out K9s for Warriors. I wouldnt have this new lease on life. Thank you K9s and Mom. Matt, Brett, Danique, Ross, thank you all

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

No changes needed its an amazing place and org

How would you describe the help you got from this organization?

Life-changing

How likely are you to recommend this organization to a friend?

Definitely

How do you feel you were treated by this organization?

Very Well

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2014

 
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Rating: 5 stars  

Rescue dogs AND veterans. This is the best non-profit in Jacksonville. I just started volunteering, but I can already tell that this place is going to change everything when it comes to PTSD. I haven't got to work with the veterans, but the dogs are great!

 
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My husband is a graduate of K9s For Warriors and the whole program has been amazing. The staff stayed in contact with my husband from day one and they always seem to be checking in on him or doing other services for him. We love our special k9 too!

 
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Rating: 5 stars  

Great place to volunteer! The new dog parks are amazing and the new kennel is spectacular. I have to say, it is a lot of work getting the dogs out there...especially the big ones, but it is SO worth it!

 
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1 person found this review helpful

Saddened to read a negative comment aimed at ED of K9s For Warriors. This review was obviously written by a disgruntled employee. Having personal interactions with this outstanding organization on a professional level for two years and As a high ranking military officer, no need to defend this rant, it simply is a a malicious attempt to discredit a fine man and holds no credibility.

 
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1 person found this review helpful

K9s for warriors only uses rescue dogs, and I think that is amazing. Too many dogs are euthanized all across America. This is a great solution!

 
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1 person found this review helpful

This is a five star charity. They save lives, I know I am a volunteer and have seen the amazing work they do. From the top down they are a dedicated group of men and women with a mission of saving lives. Their dogs are rescued from shelters. The love , dedication, each and every employee in this organization is amazing. I have supported many non-profits in my life, none as true and honest as this one. Thanks K9, your volunteers are proud to lend our support.

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

Expand to be able to serve more veterans

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2015

 
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1 person found this review helpful

I love volunteering with all of the dogs. It is hard work out there, but the dogs and the warriors are worth it!

 
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2 people found this review helpful

They do such great work!!!! Love them all! Everyone at K9s is incredible and they all care so much about the warriors.

 
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2 people found this review helpful

Incredible leadership and incredible program. Shari, Rory, and the entire team care so much about the warriors and the dogs. There is so much love from this organization.

 
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