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    • 09
    • Apr2020

    Challenge Coins for Fundraisers

    Challenge Coins for Fundraisers
    Mission K9 Rescue is GIVING AWAY our K9 Challenge Coins to all supporters that start a $50 Facebook Fundraiser!   We’ve received a lot of compliments on these coins and know you will enjoy receiving one while knowing how much you are helping retired working dogs.  These small fundraisers help us so much and cost […]

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    • 05
    • Feb2020

    Hero Dogs in Need

    Hero Dogs in Need
    WOW!  So many of you have been with us since the beginning.. over 7 years now! We’ve shared our joys and sadness with you throughout this time and we feel like you are part of our family. Everything we have done and are able to do now is because of YOU! We can’t thank you […]

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    • 17
    • Jan2020

    Retired K9 Veterinary Fund Opens

    Retired K9 Veterinary Fund Opens
    Faced with the often overwhelming cost of veterinary care, many former Handlers who have adopted their Retired K9 partners find that they are unable to afford needed urgent vet care or long term care for a previously undiagnosed condition. Knowing the lack of programs and resources for the care of retired working dogs, Mission K9 Rescue […]

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    • 24
    • Oct2019

    Mission K9 Rescue Past and Present

    Mission K9 Rescue Past and Present
    As we enter our 7th year of “Serving Our Nation’s Working Dogs” we wanted to give those of you that may be unfamiliar with our work some history and information about our organization and mission. Mission K9 Rescue was founded in the early fall of 2013 by Kristen Maurer, Louisa Kastner, and Bob Bryant. Both […]

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    • 21
    • Jun2019

    MWD Marco – Transport a Hero Dog Home!

    MWD Marco – Transport a Hero Dog Home!
    MWD Marco served his country and was marked as “Ready for Retirement”. He was attached to the USAF and was picked up by our team at Andrew’s Air Force Base. MissionK9 was notified by Marco’s handler that he would be away for a while and we stepped up to host MWD Marco at the Veteran […]

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    • 13
    • Feb2019

    Westminister Kennel Club Coverage by Fox Sports FS1

    Westminister Kennel Club Coverage by Fox Sports FS1
    Mission K9 was featured during the annual Westminister Kennel Club Show on February 12th, 2019. We can’t thank Ron Aiello and the United States War Dogs Association enough for connecting us with FS1. FS1 came to our Veteran K9 Ranch just north of Houston to film the segment you can view here: MissionK9 Video Segment […]

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    • 17
    • Oct2018

    Help Us Continue Our Mission – Sponsor!

    Help Us Continue Our Mission – Sponsor!
    Help Us Continue Our Mission By Zita Ballinger Fletcher We are very thankful for the generous help you give through your donations, which allow us to provide aid to hardworking dogs so in need of human love and care. However, we need greater help to allow us to continue our mission with greater efficiency and […]

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    • 17
    • Oct2018

    Bring Two Brave K9 Veterans Home!

    Bring Two Brave K9 Veterans Home!
    BRING TWO BRAVE K9 VETERANS HOME By Zita Ballinger Fletcher We turn to you again to ask for help on behalf of two courageous veterans, who have served their country with no less dedication and sacrifice than soldiers in uniforms. They are two loyal and hardworking K9 veterans–both far from their home in America. One […]

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    • 05
    • Oct2018

    Bring Dogs Home to America for the Holidays

    Bring Dogs Home to America for the Holidays
    By Zita Ballinger Fletcher Contract working dogs sacrifice their lives to protect humans, working tirelessly to detect explosives and narcotics. Owned and contracted by private companies, they are sent to foreign countries, where they spend long hard hours searching for dangerous materials. They often work in extreme temperatures and are given meager amounts of food. […]

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    • 03
    • May2018

    Retired Hero Working Dogs – Help With Transport Home

    Retired Hero Working Dogs – Help With Transport Home
    Working Dogs are Waiting to Come Home! From a Life of WORK to Homes with LOVE We’ve worked SO HARD to get more dogs from Kuwait, Iraq, and Afghanistan back to the USA that we need to raise transport funds in advance as we always have dogs waiting. These brave Hero Dogs search Cargo and […]

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