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Home for the Holidays Adoption Event: Saturday November 1st, 2014

| September 29th, 2014 | Comments Off

Special Adoption Event When: Saturday, November 1st Where: 11900 Market Street, Reston, VA 20190 Time: 11:00 am- 4:00 pm Join K-9 Lifesavers at the tenth annual Home 4 the Holidays pet adoption event on Saturday, November 1st at the Reston Town Center from 11AM – 4PM. Come meet K-9s adoptable dogs awaiting their holiday gift – a family to spend the holidays with! Home 4 the Holidays is an outdoor festival attracting an average of 3,000 targeted visitors, bringing together local businesses, animal rescue groups and pet owners for an exciting day of interactive activities, demonstrations, exhibitions and animals galore.

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The Greene Turtle Fundraiser- Thursday, September 18th

| September 2nd, 2014 | No Comments »

The Greene Turtle 18101 Town Center Dr, Olney, MD 20832 Come out for food, fun and fundraising! Show your support for K-9 Lifesavers by dining at the Greene Turtle on Thursday, September 18th between 11am – 2am and they will donate 20% of the proceeds to K-9 Lifesavers’ homeless Dogs!

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Shop to Help K9s Homeless Dogs

| June 20th, 2014 | No Comments »

Shop at A Little Unique on June 16th thru June 30th AND K-9 Lifesavers receives 25% of all sales revenue!

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Pet Fiesta Reston- Saturday, May 3rd, 2014

| March 13th, 2014 | Comments Off

Meet the K9′s at the Pet Fiesta Festival & Adoption Event! Saturday, May 3rd, 2014 10:00am – 4:00pm Reston Town Center, Reston, VA This outdoor festival brings together local businesses, animal rescue groups and pet owners for an exciting day of activities, demonstrations and animals galore. Meet wonderful animals looking for their forever homes and check out the latest in pet products. Enjoy onstage entertainment, face painting and caricature artists. Gather the kids and join us for a day of pets and fun for the whole family! If you are interested in volunteering with K-9 Lifesavers for this event– Please contact Lisa @  

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One Million Pibble March in Washington, DC: Saturday, May 3, 2014

| March 13th, 2014 | Comments Off

The One Million Pibble March on Washington, DC will be the first national convergence on the Capitol of its kind. The intention of the March is to increase political and social awareness to discriminatory breed specific laws and pit bull neglect and abuse, including the dog fighting. The event is hosted by activist and comedian Rebecca Corry, activist, comedian and President of the Stand Up For Pits Foundation. She says, “we are marching on Washington DC in an effort create safe and humane communities for humans and pets.” Corry hopes to encourage federal funding of animal law enforcement and anti-cruelty programs. These are especially personal goals to her, since her adopted pit bull Angel was severely abused before being rescued. The March is a humans-only event. For additional information about this event, please read more here. We hope to see you there!

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Maryland’s first family of martial arts teaches life lessons along with physical strength

| August 31st, 2013 | Comments Off

In the world of the ninja, the Elrod family is an impressive force. Julie and Ron Elrod are black belts who travel to Japan annually to study their craft with Soke Hatsumi, the 34th-generation ninjutsu grandmaster. Their children, 21-year-old Kami and 24-year-old Wyatt, have followed in their footsteps, training with their parents. Experts in the art of self-defense, the Elrods are physically alert and sharp. They are not a family muggers would want to meet in a dark alley. Despite their physical prowess and skill with weapons, the Elrods are more welcoming than intimidating. And to the students and parents at the American Academy of Martial Arts, the family’s 18-year-old Howard County martial-arts school, the Elrods’ physical accomplishments, while inspiring, are secondary to their other qualities. The Elrods are especially involved in canine rescue. They are active with an organization called K-9 Lifesavers that helps foster dogs; they personally foster

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2nd Annual Wine & Dine Dog Show!

| April 21st, 2013 | No Comments »

The 2nd Annual K-9 Lifesavers Wine & Dine Dog Show Presented by:  Kate Snyder of The Prigal Brothers & Associates at RE/MAX Realty Group To Register, CLICK HERE. Saturday, May 18 Sugarloaf Mountain Vineyard 18125 Comus Road Dickerson, MD 20842 12:00pm – 4:00pm Dog Show registration begins at 12:00 and the show starts at 1:00pm. Wine tasting, activities, food, silent auction, and music throughout the day. Dog Show categories include: Most Obedient, Least Obedient Best Rescue Mutt, Most Lovable Best Senior Dog Best Trick All the winners from each category will compete for Best-in-Show. Register your dog by emailing Yvonne at; subject line: Dog Show Registration. Include your name and your dog’s name.

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Subscribe to BarkBox in March and Support K-9 Lifesavers!

| March 2nd, 2013 | No Comments »

During the month of March, BarkBox will donate $10 for every subscription to K-9 Lifesavers!  Enter special promotion code for K-9 Lifesavers:  K9BBX1 What is BarkBox? BarkBox is a New York City based dog-lovin’ company that sends high quality dog products to your pup every month. Each box is full of 4-6 goodies like bones, bully sticks, toys, treats, gadgets, shampoos, hygiene products, food samples, and more. Spread the word, post on your Facebook, Twitter, and any other social media sites.  The more the merrier!   Tell your friends to enter special promotion code for K-9 Lifesavers:  K9BBX1 For every coupon/code used, K-9 Lifesavers receives $10! In addition, the organization with the most coupon redemptions will get an extra $1,000!

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| February 16th, 2013 | No Comments »

The Animal Rescue Site is holding their Shelter Challenge. The grand prize in each voting round is a $10,000 grant. CLICK HERE to vote today… (Voting ends Sunday, April 28th) (You do not have to register, and voting is free) SUPPORT K-9 LIFESAVERS and VOTE EVERY DAY!

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Maddie is Lost in Rockville, MD 20850

| December 8th, 2012 | No Comments »

Maddie was adopted from K9 Lifesavers 3.5 years ago. On Monday, December 3 her walker had an accident while walking Maddie and she got loose and her parents are desperately looking for her. Maddie is believed to be hiding out in the neighborhood around the Rockville Metro; she was spotted Thursday at 2:00 pm near the intersection on North Stone Street and Crabb Ave and also possibly at 8:30 pm at the intersection of Charles Street and Baltimore Road. If you see Maddie please call Tom or Judy with location info and direction she was headed in. 301-728-2771 301-675-6915 *Do not approach as she is fearful and will run*

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