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Become a Canine Mentor and raise a puppy to make a difference in a veteran's life

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MK9s Service Dogs

  • A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
  • 70 people are interested

Dog Lovers Needed to Help Veterans!

An Ongoing Opportunity To Be A Hero
Why not convert your love of puppies into a life changing gift for a veteran with a disablity. MK9s Service Dogs will train you to become a Canine Mentor for a young pup who will, under your guidance, become a certified service dog. With demand well exceeding supply, MK9s Service Dogs is teaching dedicated volunteers willing to learn this life-changing skill. Consider experiencing the joy of puppy kisses, thrill of teaching, love of life, and pride of giving a veteran back their independence. Please contact Michele at mk9servicedogs@gmail.com or 703-336-3618. We would love to hear from you! Why not convert your love of puppies into a life changing gift for a veteran with a disablity.

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About MK9s Service Dogs


2621 Oakton Glen Dr, Vienna, VA 22181, US

Mission Statement

MK9s Service Dogs’ mission is to provide highly trained service dogs to maximize the independence and quality of life of veterans with physical and/or mental disabilities at no cost to the veteran.


Founded by Michele Khol who has 17 years of experience raising and training service dogs, MK9s Service Dogs is an all volunteer organization that selects appropriate puppies and trains them to become service dogs for eligible veterans. Currently in our first year of operations we have 2 service dogs in training in our program. We are looking to bring in additional puppies this year as we continue to grow our organization.

People with Disabilities
Veterans & Military Families


We'll work with your schedule.


2621 Oakton Glen DrViennaVienna, VA 22181



  • Marketing & Communications (Mar/Com)
  • Accounting
  • Animal Care / Handling
  • Business Development
  • Grant Writing / Research
  • Database Administration


  • Teens
  • Group


  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • As a canine mentor you will work with a puppy for approximately 15 months. For Business and other administrative tasks approximately4 hours a month.
  • Love of Dogs and a willingness to help veterans.

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