MWD Rikk M124

MWD Rikk’s journey began in May 2008, as he first arrived for training at the 341st Training Squadron in Lackland AFB, Texas.

In July 2008, MWD Rikk was certified as an Explosive Detector Dog.
Soon after, MWD Rikk was assigned to the 647th Security Forces Squadron, Hickam AFB, Hawaii, to begin active service.
Through his tenure at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, MWD Rikk has supported the Global War on Terrorism by deploying three times in direct support of Operation Iraqi Freedom/Operation Enduring Freedom.

MWD Rikk has also provided security for the President of the United States by being assigned to the Department of Homeland Security and the United States Secret Service on numerous occasions.

Rikk is now retired and currently has symptoms of Lumbosacral Spondylosis (fusing of the vertebrae in the spine). This makes it difficult to walk and the dragging of the hind legs.

Rikk is currently the ONLY retired military working dog on “The Big Island” and we are working hard to ensure his medical bills are taken care of.

As the owner of a GSD that has the same thing, I know how emotional it can be watching it take over your dog. The pain medications, the frequent X-rays for check ups and the additional work that comes with ansomewhat paralyzed dog.

Please help us ensure that MWD Rikk gets the care he has earned so he can enjoy his retirement!

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To donate to The DDoc Foundation please visit our website at the link below;

http://www.theddocfoundation.org/donate2.html

We also accept donations directly through PayPal using the address “info@combatcanines.org”

If you prefer to send a check or send other items directly, please use the address below:

The DDoc Foundation
5030 Thackeray Drive
Fayetteville, NC
28306

In lieu of financial donations, we also accept over the counter (and unopened) medications, items of special care such as vehicle ramps, slings, Thundershirts, and more!

To see our complete Amazon Wish List see the link below;

https://www.amazon.com/gp/registry/wishlist/1778HSWPKRBNJ/ref=cm_sw_su_w

EIN 46-3627424
501(c)3 Non-Profit Organization

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K-9 Oli

Oli is a retired K-9 that was bred, trained and imported from Czechoslovakia. She worked narcotics with the DOHS and was retired at 5yo after a leg injury (CCL) prevented her from working.
She was adopted out 3yrs ago but unfortunately her owner was diagnosed with cancer and her health is deteriorating so she needs to find a new home. We have a short term foster but will be looking for a long term foster or a permanent home ASAP.

She is currently located in Missouri but transport can be arranged either ground or flight.

SUMMARY:
Belgian Malinois
8 Years Old
Female – Spayed
Current On All Vaccines
Micro-Chipped
Crate Trained
House Trained
Good With Most Other Dogs
High Energy | High Prey Drive
NO KIDS, SMALL DOMESTIC PETS OR LIVESTOCK
Trained in a delightful combination of Czech, German and English Commands.

She may be on medication for an extended period of time and we are more than happy to cover the cost of that!

If you are interested, Please email us directly at adoptions@theddocfoundation.org

 

We have had a few people reach out but not the perfect fit yet!

She is NOT the out of control wild child we were expecting! She is calm, loves to follow you around, lay by your feet, and bask in the sun. She will chase toys but prefers to just hang out with you.

She WILL need to continue taking medication for pain management as needed, but is overall a healthy dog!

She would make an amazing single dog, which is what we prefer, but could live with calm, older, and similar sized or smaller (but not toy breeds!) dogs as she gets a little testy when touched or over stimulated by other dogs.

If you are looking for a new best friend, let us know!!

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K-9 Hank

K-9 Hank worked for 4 years as an explosives detection dog in Michigan. After retirement he was adopted but the home didn’t work out as planned and we were asked to find him a more suitable home.

Hank is now loving life in his forever home in Ohio with a loving family, including a few 4-legged friends!

 

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MWD Dingo M063

Retired MWD (Sgt) Dingo served aboard his first duty station MCB Hawaii from 20 Sept 2008 to 15 Apr 2010 in which he was injured during his duties but had TPLO surgery on both back legs at Lackland Airforce Base and then continued his mission with MCAS Cherry Point, Provost Marshal’s Office, from 16 Apr 2010 to 30 may 2013. During his time aboard MCAS Cherry Point Sergeant Dingo effectively, timelessly and loyally accomplished the mission of providing a highly efficient security net without distracting from the welcoming environment of the general public. Sergeant Dingo conducted 3500 hours of training, 507 Random Anti-Terrorism Measure Vehicle Searches, 20 Command Authorized Searches, 15 VIP Searches, Searched 355 individual train sections, 200 walking patrols, 30 Building Searches, 38 Custom Searches and 6 Demonstrations exhibiting the capability of the Military Working Dog’s. Sergeant Dingo was also part of 4 Federal Judicial Security Missions- OCONUS/CONUS.

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Thin Blue Line Auction Success

Last month we held an auction featuring items with a TBL theme. After 13 days of bidding we are proud to announce that we raised over $1,500!

Of all the items, the most popular proved to be the one of a kind painting by a dog, yes a dog!

The artists name is Kluude and he is a Dutch Shepherd!

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We got it framed with his “paw”tograph to keep it safe and to give it an additional BTL look! We think it turned out great!!

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Thank you to all who took part in the auction! Thanks to your donations we are able to continue out mission to give these heroes the retirement they earned!