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K9s for Warriors

Operation Orion, K9s For Warriors launch new kennel drive

Operation Orion, K9s For Warriors launch new kennel driveOperation Orion, K9s For Warriors launch new kennel drive
  • K9s for Warriors
  • 1 day, 22 hours ago
Pets

Operation Orion: Veteran gets much-needed lift from Chinook

Operation Orion: Veteran gets much-needed lift from ChinookOperation Orion: Veteran gets much-needed lift from Chinook
  • Pets
  • 3 days, 14 hours ago
K9s for Warriors

The real meaning behind 'Orion' in Operation Orion

The real meaning behind 'Orion' in Operation OrionThe real meaning behind 'Orion' in Operation Orion
  • K9s for Warriors
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
People

Warrior with PTSD explains fear of St. Augustine

Warrior with PTSD explains fear of St. AugustineBrett Simon is a trainer with the non-profit his mother created in Ponte Vedra. K9s for Warriors trains rescue dogs to be service dogs for veterans diagnosed with PTSD. Duval says, of the 160 graduates so far, none has committed suicide.
  • People
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
K9s for Warriors

Meet the real "Orion" -- a rescue almost euthanized

Meet the real "Orion" -- a rescue almost euthanizedMeet the real "Orion" -- a rescue almost euthanized
  • K9s for Warriors
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Life

Operation Orion: New home for K9s for Warriors set to open

Operation Orion: New home for K9s for Warriors set to openOperation Orion: New home for K9s for Warriors set to open
  • Life
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
K9s for Warriors

K9s for Warriors: Meet Brett Simon

K9s for Warriors: Meet Brett SimonLearn where veterans with PTSD get the most anxiety on the First Coast and get an update on Operation Orion before K9s' grand opening.
  • K9s for Warriors
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
People

Tallying up fundraising for Operation Orion

Tallying up fundraising for Operation OrionOur goal was to raise $250,000. So where do we stand on Operation Orion? Jeannie Blaylock has your update.
  • People
  • 5 months, 2 weeks ago
People

Warrior with PTSD explains fear of St. Augustine

Warrior with PTSD explains fear of St. AugustineBrett Simon is a trainer with the non-profit his mother created in Ponte Vedra. K9s for Warriors trains rescue dogs to be service dogs for veterans diagnosed with PTSD. Duval says, of the 160 graduates so far, none has committed suicide.
  • People
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
K9s for Warriors

Donate to K9s for Warriors

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  • K9s for Warriors
  • 2 days, 2 hours ago
Features

First look at new K9s for Warriors big, new place in Nocatee!

First look at new K9s for Warriors big, new place in Nocatee!It's not just a building. It's an entire complex.
  • Features
  • 7 months, 3 weeks ago
Life

Vistakon gives 22K to Operation Orion

Vistakon gives 22K to Operation OrionVistakon, the Jacksonville entity of Johnson and Johnson Vision Care, rallied its employees to donate more than $22,000 to Operation Orion to help the non-profit, K9s for Warriors.
  • Life
  • 5 months, 3 weeks ago
Military

ALL ABOUT: Operation Orion and K9s for Warriors

ALL ABOUT: Operation Orion and K9s for WarriorsHelp us raise money so more veterans can get custom-trained service dogs.
  • Military
  • 9 months, 1 week ago
Features

Knights of Columbus, St. Catherine's help Operation Orion

Knights of Columbus, St. Catherine's help Operation OrionIt's older veterans reaching out to show they care about the veterans who served our country in Iraq and Afghanistan.
  • Features
  • 7 months, 2 weeks ago
Features

Army Veteran "amazed" when his dog detected PTSD sympton before he did

Army Veteran "amazed" when his dog detected PTSD sympton before he didErick Scott had just been paired up with his service dog, a black lab named Gumbo, for a couple weeks at K9s for Warriors. Scott, an army veteran dealing with PTSD, was sitting in a chair doing an interview for Operation Orion.
  • Features
  • 7 months, 3 weeks ago
Features

Operation Orion - close to our $250,000 goal!

Operation Orion - close to our $250,000 goal!Thanks to everyone pitching in to raise funds for Operation Orion!
  • Features
  • 7 months, 3 weeks ago
Local

Free dog wash for $10 donation to Operation Orion

Free dog wash for $10 donation to Operation OrionSalty Paws, a new "healthy pet supermarket," helps Operation Orion.
  • Local
  • 8 months, 2 weeks ago
Features

Atlantic Coast Bank stepping up to help Operation Orion

Atlantic Coast Bank stepping up to help Operation OrionAtlantic Coast Bank is helping raise money for Operation Orion/K9s for Warriors
  • Features
  • 9 months ago
Military

$50,000 from Firehouse Subs and more coming for Operation Orion

$50,000 from Firehouse Subs and more coming for Operation OrionThe new First Coast News project is focused on raising funds for K9s for Warriors, a non-profit group on the First Coast which gives custom-trained rescue dogs to veterans with PTSD.
  • Military
  • 9 months, 1 week ago
Military

How can I donate to Operation Orion and K9s for Warriors?

How can I donate to Operation Orion and K9s for Warriors?Operation Orion is raising funds to help K9s for Warriors operate their new facility to be built in Nocatee.
  • Military
  • 9 months, 1 week ago
Military

'Greatest Dog Show' raises thousands for Operation Orion

'Greatest Dog Show' raises thousands for Operation OrionThe event raised $1299 which turns into a donation of $2598 with the Weaver match.
  • Military
  • 10 months, 1 week ago
Life

Vistakon steps up to give $10K to Operation Orion

Vistakon steps up to give $10K to Operation OrionVistakon is stepping forward to help veterans get free custom-trained service dogs through Operation Orion/K9s for Warriors.
  • Life
  • 9 months, 3 weeks ago
Features

Acosta hosts 'Operation Orion' employee events

Acosta hosts 'Operation Orion' employee eventsLocal companies continue raising money to help vets through K9s for Warriors
  • Features
  • 10 months, 2 weeks ago
Military

Operation Orion pennies, quarters, dimes and dollars tally is in!

Operation Orion pennies, quarters, dimes and dollars tally is in!Operation Orion pennies, quarters, dimes and dollars tally is in!
  • Military
  • 9 months ago
Local

K9s for Warriors benefits from Riding into History event

K9s for Warriors benefits from Riding into History eventSaturday will be a Biker Heaven at Riding into History at the World Golf Village.
  • Local
  • 10 months, 3 weeks ago
Military

Skeptical veteran runs 9 month experiment with service dog

Skeptical veteran runs 9 month experiment with service dogHe served the United States for 20 years in Bosnia, Iraq and other places he cannot disclose. He worked narcotics. He is still extremely proud of his military service.
  • Military
  • 9 months, 1 week ago
Military

Operation Orion is in full swing

Operation Orion is in full swingOperation Orion is raising money to help K9s for Warriors operate its new facility, which will be built at Nocatee.
  • Military
  • 10 months, 3 weeks ago