Helping Our K9 Heroes

Charity Name: 
Paws of Honor
CFC Number: 
97067
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Transcript: 
Slide 1 – Paws of Honor logo No text Slide 2 – Retirement celebration photo Text - “All over the nation there are retired military and law enforcement K9s” Slide 3 – Uniformed office and K9 photo Text - “Because of the demanding nature of the jobs, many need specialized care as they age” Slide 4 – military K9 and handlers photo Text - “When K9s retire, usually around the age of 10, all the dogs’ benefits cease Slide 5 – post surgery K9 photo Text - “The senior years of a dog’s life are the most critical and most expesive Slide 6 – K9 and handler with former President Bush Text - “What a K9 and their handler share is an unbreakable bond” Slide 7 – K9 Arno posing with trophies Text - “They train relentlessly to keep their handler, our country and citizens safe Slide 8 – Running K9 wearing vest Text - “As they age many K9s suffer from degenerative disc disease seizures, arthritis, cancer, and so much more Slide 9 – Shaved dog back post-surgery stitches Text - “Approximately 40% or their lifetime veterinary care occurs in the last 2 years of their lives, expenses can average $5000.00 or more Slide 10 – Yellow Lab wearing baseball cap Text - “This financial burden often puts the handler in a difficult position of deciding if they can afford the care for their canine partner Slide 11 – Hospitalized K9 this front leg bandaged Text - “These military and police K9s and their partners DESERVE BETTER in return for their commitment and service to or country Slide 12 – Police dog on the beach Text - “Your donation will help subsidize veterinary care for these brake K9s Slide 13 – Yellow Lab on a beach towel at the beach Text - “making sure they enjoy a good quality life, and that their offier/handler/owner is not unduly burdened by costs Slide 14 – silhouette of dog on a dock at sunset Text - “They’ve earned the right to have some fun, relax and receive the best care Slide 15 – text only “CFC contributions have been a lifeline for us, Every gift, large or small, makes a difference