Dogs are not our whole life, but they make our lives whole. ~Roger Caras


The K9 Corps


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 one of the first programs of its kind. 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 current K9 Corps members begins January 5.

The waitlist will open on February 1, 2016.

If you are interested in joining the K9 Corps, please sign up for our waitlist by clicking the button in the right side menu. Please note that there is a fee to join the waitlist, and that the fee will be raised to $75 beginning February 1, 2016. Membership is annual and runs from March 1 of every year, through the last day of February the following year. 

Questions about the waitlist? Please see our FAQ sheet.


2016 Orientation Dates:

 Wednesday, February 10: 7 pm

Saturday, February 20: 9 am (NEW MEMBERS ONLY), 10 am, 11 am

Thursday, March 10: 7 pm (Make-up Session)
Saturday, March 26: 10 am (Make-up Session)





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! 



Click here to start following on Twitter!  

 Click here to be taken to CemeteryDogs on Facebook


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:


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