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The K9 Corps at Historic Congressional Cemetery
The K9 Corps at Historic Congressional Cemetery is private dogwalking program, bringing life, community, and volunteerism to this extraordinary burial ground. Dogwalking at the cemetery is permitted by membership only. Membership is annual and runs from March 1st through the last day of February the following year. Prospective members may sign up by clicking on the Waitlist tab to the right.
The K9 Corps membership dues provide for maintenance of the grounds and assists with administrative costs. As far as we know, it is the first program of its kind and is currently the only such program in the country. It is organized for the continued support of the ongoing work at Historic Congressional Cemetery through funds raised through donations and each member's ongoing volunteer work.
Registration for returning members of the K9 Corps begins January 2nd, 2014 through January 31st.
We will consider waitlist applications beginning February 1st, 2014.
If you are interested in joining the 2014 K9 Corps, please sign up for our waitlist by clicking the button in the right side menu. Membership is annual and runs from March 1 of every year, through the last day of February the following year.
2014 Make-Up Orientation Dates:
Tuesday, March 11th at 7 pm
Saturday, March 15th at 10:30 am
Members can now get instant notifications by following us on Twitter. Members can also share their news, post information, photos, links, and keep in touch with their fellow dogwalkers by use of our brand new Facebook page. Keep up with all that's K9 at the CemeteryDogs page!
View a slideshow of one dog's romp through the grounds, created by K9 Corps member Laura Neal.
And we invite you to keep up with all the wonderful things going on at Historic Congressional Cemetery by visiting our website: