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Serving Working Dogs Around The World

Mission K9 Rescue is a non profit organization dedicated to the service of retiring and retired Military Working Dogs, Contract Working Dogs and PD-K9’s

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We are based in Houston, Texas. 

We provide assistance and support for Working Dogs worldwide. Our organization’s purpose for existence is to serve retiring and retired Military Working Dogs, Contract Working Dogs, and other Dogs who Serve as they may fit into our mission and scope.

Mission K9 Rescue operates under the laws of the State of Texas.

OUR MISSION

To Rescue, Reunite, Re-Home, Rehabilitate and Repair any retired working dog that has served mankind in some capacity.

Rescue – Any and all CWDs and MWDs as well as any other working dog that may need our help. Mission K9 Rescue is committed to saving them and giving them the retirement they deserve; whether it be bringing them back from overseas or rescuing them out of a poor environment stateside.

Reunite – Any retired working dog that has a handler that wants him, and has proven that they are the right home (handlers always get first preference) Mission K9 Rescue will see to it that the dog is transported to the handler.

Re-Home –  Any retired working dog that does not have a designated handler, Mission K9 Rescue will work to find the perfect loving home for the dog.

Rehabilitate – Often retired working dogs have been in situations that can cause them severe anxiety and stress.  Many retire with issues such as Post Traumatic Stress Disorder.  These dogs need time with us to decompress and reintegrate into society.  Mission K9 Rescue works with these dogs in order to get make the suitable for adoption.

Repair – Working dogs train like professional athletes their entire career.  When they retire,  some have extensive medical issues that can become quite costly.  Since they don’t receive retirement benefits, Mission K9 Rescue provides all veterinary needs while in our care.

Our Board of Directors Include:

Kristen Maurer – President
Louisa Kastner – Vice President
Bob Bryant – CTO
Brian Hogan
Antony Kilty – Harris Health
Richard Burt – CGG Geoscience

MissionK9Rescue was formed and is based in Houston, Texas. We operate World Wide.

Please take the time to donate to MissionK9 Rescue. Your donations help us with all the expenses related to our mission.

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If you prefer to mail a check, please use this address for donations by mail:

Mission K9 Rescue
P.O. Box 395
Needville, TX 77461-0395

713-589-9362

EIN 46-4302698 501(c)3 Non-Profit Organization

Mission K9 Rescue has no relationship or connection to the United States Government.

Just because we can’t have our annual February gathering in New York City, doesn’t mean we can’t have some awesome fun. Join us for a digital Westminster Celebration Week starting today with engaging #WKCDogShow content across all of our social channels.
 
 
Don't miss your ring time, check out the events below and see our website for the full up-to-date schedule below
FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 12TH
  • Welcome to Celebration Week
  • From the WKC Archives: 2008 Facebook Premiere of Uno, the Beagle.
  • Watch here
 
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 13TH
  • Premiere of the Highest Scoring All-American Dog's run in the 8th Annual Masters Agility Championship in 2020
  • Agility Blooper Video 
  • High Speed Agility Highlight Reel
 
SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 14TH
  • CBS Sunday Morning correspondent Martha Teichner talks about her new memoir When Harry Met Minnie, a heart-warming story involving Bull Terriers
  • #TruValentine Breeder Appreciation from Trupanion
  • American Heart Association Feature
 
MONDAY. FEBRUARY 15TH
  • Westminster Marathon on Fox Sports
  • Marathon schedule here
  • Westminster hosts Embark’s Canine Health Summit Facebook Live: “Collaboration is Key: How Breeders and Veterinarians Shape the Next Generation of Healthy Dogs.” It will stream on Monday, Feb. 15 at 4 p.m. EST
  • Sign up here
  • Madison Square Garden Best in Show- Home Edition Launch
 
TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 16TH
  • Untold Stories: Exclusive interviews with winning handlers and their Purina Pro Plan® fed champions
  • AKC Museum of the Dog presents "Night at the Museum" honoring WKC member and former Show Chairman Mr. Ron Menaker
 
WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 17TH
 
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 18TH 
  • Untold Stories Feature #3
  • Westminster Celebration Week Wrap Up
 
FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 19TH
  • American Heart Association "Mosaic" Reveal
  • Looking forward to Westminster Weekend June 11th-13th
 
Best in Show – Home Edition
 
Our friends at Madison Square Garden invite you to participate in their Best in Show – Home Edition contest! Submit your favorite picture of your pup, along with his/her name and a fun fact for at msg.com/best-in-show by February 19 at 1pm. The three highest scored entries will be featured on The Garden’s social channels and prominent marquee sign on 7th Ave and 32nd St. 
 
No purchase necessary. 50 US/DC, 18+. Void where prohibited. Ends 2/19/21 at 1pm. Rules/entry @ www.msg.com/best-in-show
WESTMINSTER. There's Only One. ®
To see and learn more go to: westminsterkennelclub.org

 

New York, NY - The AKC Museum of the Dog is excited to announce “Virtual Night with the Museum,” a livestream virtual gala honoring the Museum’s longtime friend, supporter and board member Ronald H. Menaker on Friday, February 12 between 8pm -9pm.

For almost three decades, the Theatre Benefit for the Museum has been Menaker’s passion project and the Museum hopes to continue the tradition virtually with a night of celebrating and showcasing our love of dogs and the Museum’s impact on the community.

Mr. Menaker first served on the AKC Board from 1996 to 1998. Elected again in 2000, he became Vice Chairman in 2001 and served as Chairman since March 2002 until April 2019. He has been actively involved in the sport of purebred dogs for more than 40 years and has contributed to it greatly through his work with fundraising, particularly hosting the annual Theater Benefit.

The Theater Benefit has fundraised thousands of dollars for AKC affiliates such as the Humane Fund and now more recently, the AKC Museum of the Dog. In addition to hosting the Theater Benefit, Ron has also donated several pieces of artwork to the Museum, including At the Garden Gate by Matilda Lotz, Portrait of Bea Godsol by John Dwight and The Intruder by Arthur Wardle.

Open to the general public, the virtual gala will include remarks from Museum Executive Director Alan Fausel, testimonials from community members on the Museum’s impact and a silent auction. Individuals also can become an Event Sponsor. With a gift of $1,000 or more, participants can become a Bronze, Silver, Gold, or Platinum Level Sponsor. Sponsors at levels Silver and above will receive a medallion on our Capital Campaign Wall. Supporters at all sponsor levels will receive recognition on the MOD Donor Wall in the Museum, in pre- and post- show content, and a dedicated space on our giving center within the sponsor level and mentions throughout the live event.

In addition to sponsorship, guests will also be able to bid in a live auction during the event for a chance to take home fabulous prizes in support of the Museum. Those who prefer to give directly can do so through the Museumofthedog.org website on the Night with the Museum Fundraising page.

Parent club members are encouraged to participate in the livestream event through Champions for Our Cause, a competition open to AKC clubs encouraging giving together as a team. The highest total amongst club teams will earn recognition on our AKC Clubs Wall of Fame. This dedicated space in the Museum will feature a plaque with the club’s name on it, to honor the club’s legacy and lasting support of the Museum.

“At the Museum of the Dog, we want to take this opportunity to honor Ron Menaker as being an integral part of the museum’s development and sustained success,” said Alan Fausel, Executive Director of the Museum. “He has been the glue that has held our institution together, and we wish to follow his example as we work towards a brighter and stronger 2021 for all museum visitors.”

 

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About the AKC Museum of the Dog

Founded in 1982, The AKC Museum of the Dog is dedicated to the collection, preservation, exhibition, and interpretation of the art, artifacts and literature of the dog for the purposes of education, historical perspective, aesthetic enjoyment and to enhance the appreciation for and knowledge of the significance of the dog and the human/canine relationship. The museum is home to over 700 original paintings, drawings, watercolors, prints, sculptures, bronzes, and porcelain figurines, a variety of decorative arts objects and interactive displays depicting man's best friend throughout the ages. The AKC Museum of the Dog is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization funded mainly by private and corporate gift donations.

For more information on the AKC Museum of the Dog visit www.Museumofthedog.org

Get social! Follow the AKC Museum of the Dog on Facebook at @akcmuseumofthedog, Twitter at @akcMOD and Instagram at @museumofthedog.

 

NBC WILL BROADCAST 19TH ANNUAL ‘NATIONAL DOG SHOW’ ON THANKSGIVING DAY, NOV. 26 AT NOON IN ALL TIME ZONESJOHN O’HURLEY AND DAVID FREI RETURN TO CO-HOST THE CELEBRATEDCANINE COMPETITIONNEW YORK – Oct. 13, 2020 – NBC will present the 19th anniversary edition of thebeloved holiday special “The National Dog Show” airing Thanksgiving Day (noon-2p.m. in all time zones), Nov. 26, following the telecast of NBC’s “Macy’s ThanksgivingDay Parade.”As previously announced, the Kennel Club of Philadelphia will once again hold itsannual all-breed dog show in November in Oaks, Penn. With full attention being givento state and local health and safety issues for activities during the COVID-19pandemic, and under the approving guidance of the Montgomery County Board ofCommissioners and the Montgomery County Department of Health, the club willstage a single, two-day show on Nov. 14-15 at the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center.“The National Dog Show” celebrates man’s best friend and will be hosted by award-winning TV personality, author and Broadway star John O’Hurley (“Seinfeld,”“Dancing with the Stars”), and expert analyst David Frei, a longtime breeder-owner-handler and American Kennel Club judge. NBC Sports correspondent Mary Carillowill also offer her insights during the telecast.Last year a 2-year-old male Bulldog named Thor topped the 2,000-dog field to takehome the Best In Show title.Three new breeds will be on hand at the show for the first time this year, making atotal of 207 breeds and varieties sanctioned by the American Kennel Club (AKC). TheBarbet (Sporting Group) is a water dog from France with a long, sweeping tail, adense coat of curly hair and a distinctive beard. He’s an agile athlete with a bright,friendly nature. The Dogo Argentino (Working Group) is a strong and intelligenthunting dog from Argentina, originally bred to hunt big game such as boar andmountain lion. He has a short white coat and expressive face. The Belgian Laekenois(Herding Group), like its three close Belgian relatives (Belgian Malinois, BelgianSheepdog, Belgian Tervuren), was originally used in police work. They all still dosome police work but are best known as athletic, hardworking herding dogs. TheLaekenois separates itself with its different coat color and texture, and a differentregion of origin.“The National Dog Show” is a beloved holiday tradition for families across the nation.The telecast reached nearly 25 million viewers during Thanksgiving week last year,delivering its third-best score in total viewers since its first broadcast in 2002. Theshow is part of a five-hour block of family programing on NBC, offering the country’s65 million pet-owning households a full afternoon of fun entertainment while raisingmoney for canine-related causes. For more information on “The National Dog Show,” visit:http://www.nationaldogshow.comBreed descriptions and more information can be found athttps://nds.nationaldogshow.com/event-info/the-seven-groups/Please follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram at @NBC.MEDIA