• All Breed AKC Rally Trial ~ Staten Island, NY
    Sat, Mar 14 2015 - Sat, Mar 14 2015
    09:00 AM - 04:00 PM

    The Island Companion Dog Training Club will be holding two back-to-back All Breed AKC Rally Trials on March 14, 2015 to benefit Vested Interest in K9s, Inc. at SICDTC TRAINING BUILDING, 1309 Travis Avenue, Staten Island, NY 10314

    ** Trial participation is open to registered AKC members only.    **All spectators are welcome to attend!


  • 3rd Annual Craft Show – East Taunton, MA
    Sat, Mar 14 2015 - Sat, Mar 14 2015
    10:00 AM - 02:00 PM


    Join us for a  fun day of  Crafters//Vendors to benefit Vested Interest in K9s, Inc.  Saturday, March 14, 2015, 10am -2pm.

    *FREE ADMISSION * FREE PARKING!   * Event will take place indoors.

    * Don’t miss the K9 Demonstration at noon with bloodhounds Abby and Ziva from the Jamestown RI Police Department

        Event Location: Holy Ghost Society 545 Middleboro Avenue East Taunton, MA .


    Interested crafters contact: info@vik9s.org now through March 1st or call 508-824-6978.

    Raffle donations of items or gift cards being accepted through March 1, 2015 – Minimum Value- $15.
    kye_photoPlease mail to:
    Vested Interest in K9s, Inc.
    P.O. Box 9
    East Taunton, MA 02718

    The event is dedicated in the memory of K9 Kye of Oklahoma City Police Department who sacrificed his life in the line of duty on August 25, 2014.

  • 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/