K9 Red Red worked for the Sheriff's Department for approximately 6 years. He specialized in narcotics detection and handler protection. In 2015 his handler was unable to continue in the K9 unit or care for Red. As a former handler Mr. Barnes and his family...read more
K9 Iras Oct 2018- K9 Iras is a 5 year old female German Shorthaired Pointer. She served as an explosives detection K9 Team Program from October 2014 through 2018 for the San Diego Mass Transit Authority. Before losing her handler Sgt. Hector Herrera (Hex) to...read more
K9 Zeus K9 Zeus a Belgian Malinois served the Chula Vista Police Department for 6 years before retiring in January 2018. He has made multiple contact apprehensions over his career including a homicide suspect. K9 Zeus had a working weight of 105 pounds and was...read more
Have you ever wondered what happens to our four legged heroes after the call of duty?When released from the department, if the K9 is fortunate enough, they are usually adopted into the family of its law enforcement partner. This transition comes with added financial...read more
Apply for K9 assistance
SoCal K9 Foundation will provide financial assistance to retired law enforcement K9s with prescription food, boarding care, burial services and the ever increasing cost of veterinary medical care to name a few. Please register to see if you qualify.