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Woodbridge Resident Featured in People Magazine

Woodbridge, Virginia- Local resident Christopher Baity, founder of Semper K9 Assistance Dogs, has been featured in People Magazine’s June 19th issue. Baity, an OEF/OIF USMC combat veteran and military working dog handler, founded Semper K9 in 2014 with his wife, Amanda. Together, with the help of almost 100 volunteers, they operate the 501(c)(3) rescuing dogs and custom training them to …

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Semper K9 Raising Funds for New Facility

By Paul Keily Semper K9 Assistance Dogs is a nonprofit organization founded and operated by Chris and Amanda Baity that provides training to service and support dogs for military veterans. They are hoping to expand to a new property in Catlett, Virginia, where they will be able to provide a centralized location for their training services. Semper K9 was founded …

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Semper K9 Seeks Emergency Medical Funds for Veteran’s Service Dog

Woodbridge, VA- Local nonprofit, Semper K9 Assistance Dogs, is reaching out to the community to raise emergency funds for one of it’s graduated service dogs. For the past month, several veterinarians have attempted treatment with multiple diagnoses to no avail. Diesel, an 18-month-old Czech Shepherd, is currently with his veteran in the mid-west while training for a new career path. …

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Spay/Neuter Pet Transport Offers an Event in May

Provided by Supervisor Marty Nohe’s Office Spaying or neutering helps improve the quality of life of our pets and our community. The Prince William County Animal Shelter has announced that spay/neuter transports will be held on Wednesday, May 17, 2017. Saint Seton’s Orphaned Animals “Neuter Scooter” will be picking up cats and dogs at 7:00 a. m. on May 17 from …

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Simply Desserts Gives Back To Local Nonprofit

By Ashley C. Simpson If you could design your own version of heaven, what would be the top two non-negotiable elements of your personal utopia? For a lot of people, those top two would be desserts and puppies. Think about how much less stress and how much more joy your world would have if you could incorporate more sweet treats …

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The Mautz Agency Initiates Community Involvement Program by Launching Inaugural Campaign in Collaboration with Semper K9 Assistance Dogs

The Mautz Agency is pleased to announce the initiation of a master charity program serving the families and businesses of Warrenton, VA, and invites support from the agency’s network of professional partners and clients in benefitting deserving local organizations, families and individuals. The inaugural campaign will raise funds for Semper K9 Assistance Dogs to help provide local injured veterans in …

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A Veteran’s Best Friend

By Joe Lowe On a dark February morning in 2004, Christopher Baity was beginning work at Quantico Marine Base when the provost marshal, the base’s head of police, unexpectedly approached him. Baity, who was then working as a Marine Corps kennel master, took a breath as the purpose of the visit became clear; the provost marshal wanted to know if …

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Veterinary Referral Center of Northern Virginia Provides State-of-the-Art Emergency Clinic

Provided by Veterinary Referral Center of Northern Virginia     The Veterinary Referral Center of Northern Virginia, located in Manassas, just re-opened their completely renovated and expanded state-of-the-art emergency clinic. The clinic has a hospital design with an intensive care unit, oxygen cage, isolation unit, treatment room, radiology, on-site lab, surgery unit, all new equipment, four exam rooms, and a …

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Semper K9 & American Humane Team up with the New York Giants to Surprise Army Veteran with a Service Dog

Provided by Semper K9 Assistance Dogs | Photo by Mike Stobe Woodbridge, VA- Semper K9 Assistance Dogs recently presented a Northern Virginia combat veteran with a service dog at the NY Giants vs. Philadelphia Eagles game with American Humane and the United War Veterans Council. Levi, a 4-year-old Labrador retriever is the first community rescue accepted into Semper K9’s service dog …

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Semper K9 Assistance Dogs receives $10,000 from Azalea Charities for Local Military Family

Manassas, VA – Local nonprofit Semper K9 Assistance Dogs recently received a donation from Prince William County based Azalea Charities, Inc. The donation will benefit a local military family and provide funds for their family to receive a service dog. “While we offer our services at no cost to eligible participants, monetary support from the community is imperative so that …

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