We have given over 160 vests to California K9 Heroes
and need donations to protect over 50 police dogs
waiting for a sponsor.
Look to our Sponsors page for a history of angels
who donated to protect our K9 Heroes with K9 Armor.
December 15, 2021 thank you Brian Rokos for publishing
an article in the Press Enterprise and to CBS for
covering our presentation to SAPD.
We delivered vests to Santa Ana Police K9
Heroes Baldur and Rik and Kuno. A sponsor who saw
Brian's article donated to cover K9 Rosie!
Saunders holds the K9 Armor bulletproof vest for
Stanislaus County Sheriff K-9 Sam. Nicole Arbelo
holds her book K9 Heroes, her facebook fans helped
raise the money to purchase the vest for K9 Sam,
held by Deputy Marcia Matos. Photo and video by
KCRA Ch3 Modesto.
April 12, 2012 Stanislaus County Sheriff's Deputy
Robert Paris was shot and killed while serving
a warrant. Nicole Arbelo made a Wish on Facebook
and raised $875 to provide a bulletproof K9 Armor
vest to Stanislaus County Sheriff K9 Sam.
March 2012 Watch our premiere video and download
the song, many thanks to the creator of this
film made by Nicole Arbelo, author of the best-selling
book "K9 Heroes" with an original song
Carry You in My Heart" written and performed
by K9 Armor Co-Founder, Suzanne Saunders. 100%
the profit from downloading
the song goes to K-9 Armor to give bulletproof
vests to the those who lay down their lives to
Click here to download the iTune Single - I
Carry You in My Heart by K9 Armor:
January 2012 K-9 Armor appears in a video made
by Nicole Arbelo, author of K9 Heroes. Watch
this moving tribute to Police and Military Purple
Heart K9 Teams and K-9 Armor. We are humbled
by such company and ask your help making our
dream come true, a bulletproof K9 Armor vest
on every police dog.
December 2011 K-9 Armor is proud to protect
St Helena PD K9 Djino (pronounced Chino) and
Officer Peterson. Thanks to Dr Gold of St Helena
Veterinary Hospital for sponsoring Djino!
October 2011 many thanks to San Francisco Animal
Care and Control, Animal COPS San Francisco for
Pet Pride Day on October 30th where we took in
$27 and helped Animal Control raise a great deal
more sharing the wealth and helped raise donations
for over 50 animal charities!
October 2011 Orange County Police Canine Association
annual OCPCA K9 Demo in Anaheim on October 15.
Thanks to generous sponsors Mike and Krista Pennington
of Foothill Ranch who donated to www.k9armor.com to
protect Huntington Beach PD K9 Xavi and Anaheim
PD K9 Cisko and two more police dogs of Orange
September 2011 We received donations of $110
at Bark in the Park, San Jose and a generous
donation to sponsor a whole vest by Dr Gold of
St Helena Veterinary Hospital for K9 Djino.
September 2011 Deerfield Ranch Winery hosted
a charity fundraiser for K9 Armor and Guide Dogs
for the Blind, where we received donations of
$70 and added St Helena PD K9 Djino.
August 2011 We attended Sonoma County Sheriff
K9 Trials and added their K9 Karl and attended
Petaluma PD K9 Trials and raised $110 at each
July 14, 2011 We received donations for Richmond
PD K9 Ranger and for their next K9 and for San
Pablo PD K9 Tango from the generous readers who
saw K-9 Armor's interview by Suzanne Lavalee
of SB Newsletter, watch for links and thanks
on our Sponsors page.
We presented a bulletproof vest to Richmond
PD K9 Rasp, thanks to a donation of $750 by Chris
and Karen Tallerico in memory of his best friend,
fallen Richmond PD K9 Officer Brad Moody.
A donation of $3000 by Jeffrey Mullins to purchase
four more bulletproof K-9 Armor vests for Richmond
A donation of $1750 by Mike and Krista Pennington
to cover two police dogs of Orange County.
Local residents Ginger Cava with friends and
family and California Search and Rescue Dog Association
made it possible with donations to protect three
more beautiful dogs for Richmond, El Cerrito
and San Pablo PD.
Donations by generous people added to our Sponsors
Page allow us to thank them on our web
1. K-9 Armor promises 100 percent
of your donations go only to bulletproof vests
for police dogs, no other purpose.
2. K-9 Armor qualifies as the only California
State Non Profit Public Benefit Charity dedicated
to bulletproof vests for police dogs. Public
Benefit means we do not exclude, we charge no
membership, and we are exempt from paying income
tax to the IRS who sponsors us as the only Charity
that means we receive no benefit and make no
profit in protecting every law enforcement dog
in California. Those who make a profit from the
sale of the police dog at $10,000, to training
the police dog another $10,000, to medical and
food and supplies, membership fees for K9 Associations
and Trial entrance fees, when fundraisers profit
they also pay over 30% income tax out of those
3. K-9 Armor promises all our vests meet the
same Kevlar NIJ Standard .06 level Type IIIA
as their handler.
4. K-9 Armor vests protect all the vital organs,
made by Point Blank with three panels of Level
IIIA Kevlar, the third panel is to protect the
Other vests are missing the underbelly Kevlar
panel, they have mesh underneath and the Kevlar
is out of date Level II. The minimum standard
for the K9 Officers is Level IIIA.
5. We believe all the police dogs deserve the
same standard as their handler, nothing less
than K-9 Armor!
Help us spread the word through articles, facebook
and encourage donations to protect those who
lay down their lives to protect us!