Our Mission is to provide financial assistance for the medical care of retired working K-9s.
MARK-9 is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization set up to assist handlers with the financial needs of medical care for their retired K-9 partner.
When working K-9s retire, they often live with their partner and their family. Very few departments have a program in place to care for the medical needs of these K-9s during retirement. All costs associated with the K-9’s is the responsibility of the Officer and his/her family.
The goal of MARK-9 is to provide financial assistance for the medical care retired working dogs. As K-9s retire due to medical issues or age. Many handlers are inundated with sky rocketing veterinarian care, whether it be annual wellness care, an unexpected illness, or a medical emergency.
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MARK-9 is run by an all-volunteer Board of Directors.
We rely on donations from supporters, just like you, to assist handlers with the financial support of their retired K-9 partners.