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    • 20
    • Aug2021

    Working Dog Teams In Afghanistan – A Waiting Game

    Working Dog Teams In Afghanistan – A Waiting Game
    CWD Angel is one of five Contract Working Dogs we were able to get out of Afghanistan shortly before the US withdrawal commenced. Not in the best health, Angel caught a fungal lung infection that required immediate vet care within days of her arrival. She is much improved and will be fine. We were fortunate […]

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    • 11
    • Jun2021

    Mine Detection Dogs serving in Bosnia need transport help!

    Mine Detection Dogs serving in Bosnia need transport help!
    Three Mine Detection Dogs need transport funding from Bosnia to the USA.  They have served their entire lives searching for landmines left from the violence of war. The work is tedious and exhausting, yet they make a difference! Because of their service, children can play again in fields without worry of being hurt or killed by […]

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    • 24
    • May2021

    A Hero Has Fallen – MWD Sirius Crosses the Rainbow Bridge

    MWD Sirius N189, December 1, 2007 – May 22, 2021 Sirius was Fallen USMC Handler Joshua Ashley’s MWD. Sirius continued to serve, would be teamed with another Handler, and deploy again. Sirius had three deployments in his career, and retired in 2016. Joshua’s family adopted Sirius. This picture is from Joshua’s Memorial in 2012, and […]

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    • 10
    • Aug2020

    Kinetic Performance Dog Food Partners With Mission K9

    Kinetic Performance Dog Food Partners With Mission K9
    Now through August 31, 2020, for every bag of KineticPerformance Dog Food purchased from Tractor Supply Co., Kinetic is giving $10.00 to the important work being done by Mission K9 Rescue. Try a bag of Kinetic Dog Food! All of the retired working dogs cared for by Mission K9 eat Kinetic Pro Performance dog food. […]

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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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    • 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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