Since inception, Chesapeake K-9 Fund has raised tens of thousands of dollars through organic fundraising efforts, including prominent community sponsors, events including a 5K race, and individual donors. These funds are already working hard to support K-9s in Maryland.

K-9 Costs

We purchase and supply K-9s and equipment directly to each law enforcement agency recipient. Below is an example of average costs for ONE K-9:

  • “Green” untrained 1-year-old K-9: $6500 Trained K-9 certified in narcotics, explosives or search and rescue:
  • $8000 Heat sensor alarm and installation 
  • $1600 Cage for patrol car, plus installation $2000
  • Protective vest: $1200.


To date here is what we have purchased to support your dogs:


  • Your donation goes here
  • K-9 First Aid Kits
  • K-9 Dog and funding to the Cambridge MD Police Department


  • Cool guard pro with rescue Annapolis Police Department
  • Bathing station Annapolis Police Department
  • Labrador retriever Explosives K9 Maryland Capital Police
  • K9 SUV divider Maryland Capital Police
  • K-9 Training Maryland State Police
  • Labrador Retriever Narcotics Detection K9 Denton Police Dept
  • Scent vacuum  Bowie Police Department


  • First aid kits  for each K9 unit for Anne Arundel County Sheriff, Annapolis Police, and Maryland Capital Police
  • K9 Guardian Bite Suit  Anne Arundel County Sheriff
  • Dog crate and supplies Anne Arundel County Sheriff
  • Leases, rewards, bowls, kong toys Annapolis Police 
  • Explosive Detection German Shephard K9 for bomb squad Annapolis Fire Marshall 
  • 2 Belgian Mallinois Narcotics K9’s Annapolis Police Department
  • 14  crates, first aid kits, and deployment gear for Montgomery County FEMA k9 Team
  • Protective vests Annapolis Police Department
  • Heat alarm with pager, etc Anne Arundel County Sheriff


  • Heat alarm purchase Annapolis Police Dept
  • SUV interior powder coated crates and equipment  Maryland Capital Police
  • Heat alarms with remote door openers Maryland Capital Police
  • Labrador Retriever Narcotics Detection K9 Maryland State Police