• Saver's Donation Week for the K9s, MA
    Sun, Apr 12 2015 - Sat, Apr 18 2015
    09:00 AM - 07:00 PM

    Save the dates!   APRIL 12- APRIL 18  (these dates only)

    Three great locations in MASS to donate your unwanted soft items to benefit the K9s.

    West Springfield ~ Plymouth ~ Fall River

    For each donated pound, Vested Interest in K9s, Inc. will receive a .20 donation during “Savers Donation Week for the K9s”

    Savers4-12 thru 4-18,2015


  • 2015 Massachusetts Police Work Dog Association- K9 Patrol,Narcotic,Explosive Detection Workshop
    Mon, Apr 13 2015 - Sat, Apr 18 2015
    08:00 AM - 05:00 PM

    Vested Interest in K9s, Inc. is pleased to be one of the sponsors for the Massachusetts Police Work Dog Association 2015 K9 Patrol, Narcotic, Explosive Detection Workshop hosted at the Westover Air Reserve Base in Chicopee, MA. This one-week course from April 13-April 17 will offer hands-on training and NAPWDA certification for K9 teams of all levels. Trainers from the North American Police Work Dog Association will be in attendance. NAPWDA certifications will be offered in Patrol/Utility, Narcotics Detection, Explosives Detection, and Tracking/Trailing. You DO NOT need to be a NAPWDA member to attend this seminar.  THIS IS A WORKING SEMINAR and LAW ENFORCEMENT ARE ENCOURAGED to bring and WORK THEIR DOG.


    Registration and lodging information: http://www.mapwda.com/

    Pre-registration is required for all segments of this seminar by April 1st, 2015

                                             Please note: This event is not open to the public.


    Additionally, the MA Police Work Dog Association is please to announce a training opportunity on April 17 AT THE Westover Air Reserve Base to all member of the Law Enforcement community. Topic(s) Morning presentation: Explosive Awareness for Law Enforcement Taught by the FBI New England Field Division EOD team Afternoon presentation: The School Shooter- LE response to the school shooting incident Taught by the FBI New England Field Division SA Jeff Rolands Violent Crimes Coordinator Location: Westover Air Reserve Base 57 Patriots Ave. Chicopee, MA 01022 Registration will begin at 08:00 hrs and the presentation will start at 08:30 hrs. Pre-registration is required by April 1st, 2015. Registration information: http://www.mapwda.com/


  • Dorchester Day Parade ~ MA
    Sun, Jun 7 2015 - Sun, Jun 7 2015
    01:00 PM - 02:30 PM




    Vested Interest in K9s, Inc. is excited to be a participant in the 2015 Dorchester Day Parade.  Look for the 1973 Pirsch Pumper Retired Fire Engine, “Princess” with our banners.
    Every year the Dorchester Day Parade in Massachusetts commences on the first Sunday in June.

    This year the parade is scheduled to kick off on June 7, 2015.Parade Guy

    The parade starts at 1:00 p.m. in Lower Mills at the corner of Washington Street & Dorchester Avenue and travels along Dorchester Avenue to Savin Hill at the corner of Columbia Road and Dorchester Avenue.

    The parade route is 3.2 miles.