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It’s important to share the vision of Central Indiana K9 Association with not only those who will directly benefit from our services, but with the public and those who support our mission.


Take a read as the K9 Veterans day celebration was reported in two publications!  Click each logo to be taken to the article.  

Thank you to The Republican 

Thank you to The Lebanon Reporter 


Join the Central Indiana K9 Association as we celebrate K9 Veterans Day live at Hotel Tango Distillery in Zionsville. Learn more about what K9 Veterans Day is along with more about what the Central Indiana K9 Association does.

We will have on site Brian Calvert and Dixie the Praying Dog from Amazons the pack and also a special message from Justin Melnick of CBS Seal Team. We look forward to you joining to honor the dogs that have served!

Click image to see the celebration!


INDIANAPOLIS — The Central Indiana K9 Association is honoring National K-9 Veterans Day.

“It’s just a huge affair for us because it’s the one day we really get to point out the duty and the wonderful service that working dogs, especially K-9s with our military and our law enforcement serve for us every day,” said Theresa Brandon, Co-Founder of the Central Indiana K9 Association.


INDIANAPOLIS — The Central Indiana K9 Association is honoring National K-9 Veterans Day.

It was on March 13th, 1942 when the Army began training for its new war dog program. Now, the day marks all the sacrifices of military and law enforcement K9s.


INDIANAPOLIS (WYRZ 98.9) – Shane Ray interviews Theresa Brandon on Central Indiana Today. Theresa is a member of the Central Indiana K9 Association and will be talking about how the Association has handled fundraising during the pandemic and what their plans are for 2021. If you miss the broadcast, listen to the podcast.

To listen to the podcast, click on the image.


INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — Police dogs are a special part of the law enforcement community. Now a new, local organization wants to help train, support, and honor them.

The Central Indiana K9 Association is just a few months old and it is already launching what it’s calling the Shadow Fund, a medical grant program which will financially support retired K9s.  

WYRZ 98.9

 This interview explains the three areas of the Central Indiana K9 Association’s mission.  Please click the icon to listen for more detail about each focus of passion for the organization.  For your convenience, the interview will open in a new tab, permitting you to continue to browse through our website when you return to this tab.


Honoring four-legged warriors

Hendricks County residents Theresa Brandon and Kyle Schaefer help form state K-9 association

By Stephanie Dolan

It’s all about the dogs. 

Read about it here.