We have ours! Do you have yours? Available to ship anywhere in the USA. Our signature Vested Interest in K9s tank tops, baseball caps, koozie's and MORE! Check out the great merchandise in our online store and your purchases go towards a protective vest for a working dog who doesn't have one! Browse and shop: www.vik9s.org/shop-2/
Deputy Rob Van Meer and his K9 partner Athos of the Lyon County Sheriff's Office in Iowa pictured below respectively in their VIK9s tank and vest. Looking good! ... See MoreSee Less
2015 Groupon K9 Vest Recipient #32 - through Vested Interest in K9s, Inc.'s campaign. #RIPK9Kye
K9 Max is a 36 month old Dutch German Shepherd, certified in security patrol and explosive detection. Max is assigned to Officer Jerry Reider, a K9 handler with the Medstar Union Memorial Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland. He was purchased from Bullocks K9 Kennels in Greenville, North Carolina in March of 2015, and has already completed over 400 hours of training. K9 Max is very outgoing and enjoys hunting and retrieving. In his downtime, he likes spending time at home with his German Shepherd companion. K9 Max has a strong dislike for anyone intent on harming any residents of the hospital. ... See MoreSee Less
Vermont State Police Department’s/St. Johnsbury Barracks K9 Tori has been awarded a bullet and stab protective vest
The Vermont State Police Department’s/St. Johnsbury Barracks K9 Tori has been awarded ballistic vests thanks to a nonprofit organization, Vested Interest in K9s, Inc., and Vest co-sponsored by the Caws 4 Paws Event in Barre and Taylor Antonelli of Williston. The vest will be embroidered with the sentiment “This vest provided by Taylor A. and Caws 4 Paws”.
Vested Interest in K9s, Inc. is a 501c (3) charity located in East Taunton, MA whose mission is to provide bullet and stab protective vests and other assistance to dogs of law enforcement and related agencies throughout the United States. Each vest costs $950.00 and has a 5 year warranty. The nonprofit was established in 2009 to assist law enforcement agencies with this potentially lifesaving body armor for their four legged K9 Officers. Through private and corporate sponsorships, Vested Interest in K9s, Inc. provided over 1483 law enforcement dogs in 49 states with protective vests since 2009 at a cost of over $1.3 million dollars.
Vested Interest in K9s, Inc. announces their signature tank top is now available online for a $20.00 donation at www.vik9s.org. Proceeds will provide bullet and stab protective vests, for police dogs actively working without the potentially lifesaving equipment.
The organization orders the U.S. made vests exclusively from distributor Regency Police Supply in Hyannis, MA who also does the custom embroidery on the body armor. Vests are manufactured by Armor Express in Central Lake, MI.
New K9 graduates as well as K9's with expired vests are eligible to participate. The program is open to law enforcement dogs who are US employed, certified and at least 19 months of age.
For more information or to learn about volunteer opportunities, please call 508-824-6978. Tax deductible donations accepted via mail to: Vested Interest in K9s, Inc. P.O. Box 9 East Taunton, MA 02718 or the website: www.vik9s.org. ... See MoreSee Less
Jamie GrahamBeautiful eyes, coloring perfect. Facial expression priceless.1 · 2 days ago
Chanelle RiggsI love it. There were a rash of home robberies on my street, the homes that had dogs didn't get hit. The screen was removed from our window, but I'm sure they left when faced with my fuzzy butted babies.1 · 2 days ago
Don TurnbaughWhy do cops let the dog chew suspects to hamburger after they're subdued? Is it their reward? If u love your animal why would you put it in harms way? I've seen the animal trainers in prison torment their dogs for letting an inmate pet it.1 · 1 day ago
Great news! K9 Doc is the latest vest award announcement from Vested Interest in K9s, Inc.
The Tukwila Police Department’s K9 Doc has been awarded a ballistic vest thanks to a nonprofit organization, Vested Interest in K9s, Inc., and a fundraising event held by, Jack Hassing, a student at University Place Primary School provided $950.00 for K9 Doc’s vest. The vest will be embroidered with the sentiment “Stay safe with love from Jack & the Hassing Family”. ... See MoreSee Less
Tukwila Police Department’s K9 Doc has been awarded a bullet and stab protective vest
The Tukwila Police Department’s K9 Doc has been awarded a ballistic vest thanks to a nonprofit organization, ...
2015 Groupon K9 Vest Recipient #31 - through Vested Interest in K9s, Inc.'s campaign. #RIPK9Kye
K9 Zeus is a 21 month old Dutch German Shepherd, certified in security patrol and explosive detection through the American Working Dog Association. K9 Zeus is assigned to Officer Peter Morales, a handler with the Medstar Union Memorial Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland since 2014. He was purchased from Bullocks K9 Kennels in Greenville, North Carolina. K9 Zeus is a very friendly dog who loves his Kong toys, play time with K9 Raven, and interacting with staff, guests, and patients of the hospital. Zeus is very protective of everyone at the hospital, and dislikes those who become unruly and threatening to them. ... See MoreSee Less
Edna DishmonZeus be careful-so beautiful you are 💘💖💘💖23 hours ago
Sarah Cohen NewmanThanks for your service, both of you! #PoliceLivesMatter #K9LivesMatter2 days ago
Louise WestHandsome Officer K-9 Zeus and his handler. Stay safe both of you.Thank you for your service.God Bless you both..2 days ago
Cindy Petersthese gorgeous german shepards k-9's are wonderfully trained to do good police work. the nazis tried to train them for evilness to innocent people & hitler was mean to his own german shephard. i bet they know the difference between good & evil as they are very intelligent2 days ago
Vested Interest in K9s, Inc. is looking forward to meeting the Mooresville, NC Police Department K9 teams. We are pleased to be working with this fine group of Officers and their four legged partners to provide them with vests. ... See MoreSee Less
Colorado Springs Police Department, CO, K9 Blitz and his partner Officer Browne assisted in executing a search warrant with the Falcon Impact Team Officers. ... See MoreSee Less
On 6-28-15 Canine Blitz and his handler Officer Browne assisted Falcon Impact Team officers in executing a search warrant to apprehend a wanted felon. Occupants of the residence refused to open the d...
California City Police Department, K9 Ty's and Raido participated in their first trial. ... See MoreSee Less
Ty and Raido competed in the their first K9 Trial in Bakersfield. The did amazing and we couldn't be more proud of them and to represent our agency. At the end of the day Both dogs walk away with some...
BREVARD COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE CORRECTIONS K-9 BLOODHOUND UNIT TRACKS ARSONIST WHO TARGETED LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER'S HOME
Earlier today, Brevard County Sheriff's Office Corrections Deputy FTO Jare...
Karin BrownCondolences to the Police Officer whose home was targeted/burned, grateful you were not harmed. Thank you to FTO Conaway K9 Koda and Cpl Spencer and K9 Cletus for a successful track and arrest of the alleged arsonist. Great team work!1 · 4 days ago
Charlotte NightlingerAH, you have a BLOODHOUND, this is great, they are soooo goood, just carry a small cloth with you to get the drool, but they will find what has been lost. love to you and K-9 Koda.....if they had gotten a bloodhound right away in portugal resort, Maddy would not still be missing. I think every unit should have a bloodhound but of course the other K-9's are also the most valuable asset on the planet as well as the handlers and other officers. I am so happy about the new Hot n Pop feature which will be on K-9 automobiles so that no more dogs will die from heat and neglect inside the vehicles. There is also another one which is a little less expensive, but the lives of the K-9's matter and the windows go down after an internal temperature has been reached even if the doors are locked they can be unlocked by the handler should he become preoccupied, then the dog can get the heck out of the car. I trust the makers of this new device will do as good a job as Vested Interest in K-9's, Inc is making sure all the vehicles are kitted out to save the dogs. love from the old nurse.3 days ago
Judi GraeberGreat job! Thank you so much for your service....3 days ago
Sharon ToscanoI hope the officer and his family are doing alright. I know his home was lost and am glad he was not in it. I agree it was a great job by k-9 and human officers in tracking this criminal. Please continue to be safe.1 · 4 days ago
Cindy LillyGreat job stay safe hound dogs r beautiful1 · 4 days ago
Caroline E Macpherson-MuellerFantastic story of courage and duty to the job. Who are these juveniles? Who the hell is raising these little arson crazies? I pray they get the full sentence and then some help for their obviously misguided and damaged minds. Good job to all in uniform, keeping the law.2 · 4 days ago
Charlotte NightlingerSo wonderful, wish I could be there, so many vests have been given and so many more will be needed. Thanks to Vested Interest in K-9's, Inc and all the donors. God Bless you all at the greenville Police Department and all handlers. It is indeed a celebration. love from the old nurse3 days ago
Great job to the K9 Team of Officer Joe Brewer and K9 Charon of the Wilbraham, MA Police Department. You may recall this team was featured in the month of January in the Vested Interest in K9s, Inc. 2015 Calendar. ... See MoreSee Less
K9 Charon assisted the U.S. Postal Inspection Service with a parcel interdiction investigation. As a result of a positive alert to the presence of narcotics in one package a U.S. district court warran...
Charlotte NightlingerWell done, well done. Brilliant k-9 Charon...maybe some of that money will filter down to you so that you can have a vest....it's your money, you made the bust...just be patient and if not a vest then maybe a car kitted out to prevent you getting too hot, with the Hot n Pop feature!!! and a big steak!!!3 days ago
Hellen Birdvery true ive got a gsd that is huge and terrifies people and kids until they get to kow him and realise he,s just a big old softy29 · 4 days ago
Porky BennettWe had one of those for 13 years. What a wonderful creature. Had an outstanding sense of how things worked. What was right, what was wrong, and what to do about it. Good, bad or ugly, her judgement was very seldom wrong.37 · 4 days ago
Ilona HayesReminds me to write a check to donate to Vested Interest in K9s. $$$$3 days ago
Bill Woofer CraneIt's still fun for those of us in public safety. I've been on standby at manhunts, and when the dog gets turned loose, we glove up and get ready to work (and if the dog gets hurt, then the dog is our priority transport).3 · 4 days ago
Look who just hit the streets! Seattle, WA Police K9 Koa, and his partner Officer TJ San Miguel. Last night they certified as a patrol generalist team. Officer San Miguel and K9 Koa are looking forward to serving the citizens off Seattle and Vested Interest in K9s, Inc. is looking forward to raising funds for K9 Koa's vest. ... See MoreSee Less
After U.S. Marine Kyle Wincott is killed in Afghanistan, Max, his highly trained service dog, is too traumatized to remain in service. Back in the U.S., Kyle's family adopts the dog, but teenage brother Justin (Josh Wiggins) has problems of his own and doesn't want the animal. However, Max may be Justin's only chance to learn what really happened to his brother. With the help of a dog-savvy friend, Justin and Max begin to bond, and set out to unravel the mystery of Kyle's death. ... See MoreSee Less
In Memory of K9 Grom, Springfield, MA Police Department
The Springfield, MA Police Department’s K9’s Cairo, Fix and Hades have been awarded ballistic vests thanks to a non profit organization, Vested Interest in K9s, Inc. Proceeds from the organization’s “Hog Wild for K9s Motorcycle Ride” and “Helping Paws for the Holidays Santa Paws Event” provided $2,850.00 for the three K9’s vests. The vests will be embroidered with the sentiment ” In memory of K9 Grom, Springfield Police Department”. K9 Grom, a 3- year-old German Shepherd, who served with his partner Officer Maciej Jaskinski, of the Springfield Police Department died in March of 2015. Grom was off duty with his handler, running along a wooded trail exercising when he ran into a tree trunk with large branches sticking out of it. One of the branches pierced the dog's chest. He died instantly. ... See MoreSee Less
Springfield Police Department K9’s have been awarded bullet and stab protective vests
The Springfield Police Department’s K9’s Cairo, Fix and Hades have been awarded ballistic vests thanks to a...
Karin BrownCongratulations K9s Cairo, Fix, and Hades on being awarded a Vest in K9 Grom's memory. K9 Grom will be your Guardian Angel as you and your Handlers keep our Communities safe. Thank you all for your Service and keeping Grom's memory alive.8 · 5 days ago
Roger EstepK-9 forever, nothing better than a police dog.8 · 5 days ago
Charlotte NightlingerFantastic, Thank you Vested Interest in K-9's and all the donors who made this happen . K-9 Grom will be watching over you all and now the handler's know they have done the best for their partners. thank you for all you do, you are appreciated by so many people you will never meet, but just know we are there. God Bless1 · 4 days ago
Charlotte NightlingerTHIS IS WONDERFUL. so many dogs are getting vested. Thank you Vested Interest in K-9's, Inc and the donors who are making this all possible. Really on a roll, here, with our lovely K-9 officers, I am beginning to relax and not be so stressed that dogs are not getting vested. They are and Thank God.2 · 4 days ago
Sue NagyYou boys are fantastic. Beautiful babies. Stay safe.2 · 5 days ago