The US War Dogs Association Chapter 1is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that provides critical care and comfort for Military Working Dogs and their Handlers during and after deployment. OUR MISSION:
Our goal is to make sure that no Dog/Handler team will suffer injury or loss due to the lack of needed supplies.
HOW WE HELP OUR HUMAN AND K9 SOLDIERS:
Our support mission is OPERATION MILITARY CARE K-9 which provides care packages of medical supplies,
equipment and comfort items that are shipped overseas to our human and canine soldiers.Currently the
organization supports over 5000 Military Working Dog and Handler Teams deployed worldwide.
TO LEARN MORE:
Visit us at http://www.chapter1.uswardogs.org/
get what they need to do their jobs, and getting positive feedback
from our troops that we do make a difference keeps us motivated
“Thank you so much for the thoughtful package full of goodies I received
The dog must ride calmly inside a vehicle displaying no aggression
A well trained Military Working Dog can replace 50 to 100 humans on a search for intruders,
There are endless places to hide in an open areas (trees, bushes, caves, creeks, etc.)making it
Military Working Dogs are trained to search for explosives.
The dog must locate and respond to people hiding in a building.
Thedog must not attack unless commanded to by its handler.
Walking patrol duties include checking buildings,
parking lots,industrial complexes, open areas and housing areas.
Scouting is the most effective procedure to locate intruders hidden in a large area.
Wind, temperature, humidity and terrain all affect the dog’s ability to perform this task.
It is the handler’s job to place the dog in an optimum location to maximize the dog’s success.
Military Working Dog patrol teams are a substantial psychological deterrent to potential threats
They may operate in both walking and vehicle modes and perform such functions as outdoor searches,
We have several volunteer positions available.
Anyone who has an interest in helping us help our Military Working Dogs and Handlers,
* US Postal Service and Package Mailing Coordinator (must be local to the Contra Costa
* Fundraising Coordinator (State of California preferred.)
* Grant Writer and Administrator (Position open nationwide.)
To find out more, please visit our website at: http://chapter1.uswardogs.org/helpwardogs.html
Volunteer to help our heroes and Operation Military Care K9!