Monthly Archives: December 2011


Wishing you and your K9 Partners a safe and wonderful holiday. We look forward to an amazing 2012 partnering with each and every one of you for the good of the Working Dog.

Congrats to Brian Smithey and K9 Chief & K9 Powder! Winners of our 2011 Christmas Photo Contest.

The most recent edition of our newsletter has been posted. [Vol1Issue4 (Dec 2011) in right hand menu]. We appreciate all the support you have provided and PVWDC’s accomplishments would not be possible without it. Please feel free to share the newsletter with your fellow handlers and organizations and post on your site/fb/blog.

Hero Dog LogoOn November 11th Hallmark premiered a 90-minute special that brought recognition to dogs and the unique relationships they have with their owners as companions or working partners. They also featured the 2011 finalist, including K9 Sage who is one of our 9/11 Health Surveillance Study participants. The American Humane Association Hero Dog Awards is now excepting nominations for the 2012 Hero Dog Awards. As part of the Hero Dog Award, each category finalist has the opportunity to select a charity partner. If you are selected as one of the finalist, your Charity Partner also receives a prize. PVWDC would be honored if you would choose us. Read Full Article ›