Help us serve those who served
K9s For Warriors provides highly-trained Service Dogs to military veterans suffering from service-connected traumas. Their goal is to train rescue dogs from high-kill shelters to empower their Warriors to return to civilian life with dignity and independence. K9s For Warriors’ proven program allows them to save the lives of shelter dogs in conjunction with saving veterans’ lives.
Merrick + K9s For Warriors
Since 2015, Merrick Pet Care has been K9s For Warriors exclusive dog food partner, providing each service dog with all their meals and treats as they train in the program. The program is backed by scientific research and empowers veterans who fought for our freedom to live a life of dignity and independence.
K9s For Warriors Gives Veterans, Dogs New Leash on Life
There are 21.8 million veterans in the USA. One in every five veterans suffer from PTSD.
Here is the story of one of those veterans, U.S. Army veteran McLean Raybon and his service dog, Merrick, and how K9s For Warriors helps heal military veterans with PTSD.
The Power of Service Dogs to Treat Veteran’s Service-Connected Traumas
K9s For Warriors exists because of a fierce dedication to saving the lives of both veterans and rescue dogs. Through an application and in-person interview, K9s For Warriors is able to match the ideal shelter dog to suit the needs of the veteran.
Here is the story of retired Army National Guard master sergeant David and his service dog, Doc.