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Canines for K9s: A Furry Family Fun Day and Dog Walk

  • K9 and HandlerSeptember 20th, 2015
  • 10:30 a.m.
  • Plante's Ferry Park

This is a community outreach event by the Spokane County Sheriff’s K9 Unit.  It is an opportunity for the community to get to know the dogs and handlers, and see them demonstrate the skills that they use each day to keep our community safe.  There will also be further education opportunities around the topic of crime prevention, a special appearance by McGruff the Crime Dog, as well as games and fun for the whole family.  The funds raised at this event will be donated directly to the K9 Unit to purchase necessary and/or unexpected items which are not included in the annual budget for the program.

Each registered walker will get a t-shirt at the event. The walk will be an easy 2 mile route.

This event is the culmination of a lot of hard work and dedication of private citizens and community business who want to show their support of our K9 Unit. The funds raised at this event will be donated directly to our K9 Unit to help provide additional training opportunities and equipment. We are extremely thankful for the generosity of our community and with your continued help; the Spokane County Sheriff's K9 Unit will continue to provide professional and well-trained K9 services.

Sponsorship Opportunities are available for businesses who would like to help support this fun family event. Please contact the event coordinators at

Online registration for the 2nd Annual Canines for K9s event is now open at You don't need to register in order to attend - all are welcome! - but only registered walkers will receive a FREE Spokane County Sheriff's K9 Unit T-shirt.

A huge “Thank You!!” to our current sponsors:

One Paw Sponsors:

Deer Park Golf Club
Pawsitive Greetings
Buck Knives
Spokane Valley Home Depot
Pepsi Co
Franz Bakery
Trading Company Stores

Two Paw Sponsors:

Spray Center Electronics
Kong Company
Hoof N Paw Photography
CW Wraps and Marketing
Siti's Pencil-pet Portraits
Clackamas Animal Control
Mashtare Construction
Dog Haven
Spokane Humane Society
Northern Quest
Pawpular Companions
Camp K9
Physio Paws
Clark's Sitemix Concrete and Forms
Beauty Mark USA


Three Paw Sponsors:

South Hill Auto Licensing
Spokane Law Enforcement Credit Union
Principal Financial Group
Natural Balance
Vibrance Therapeutic Massage