For Immediate Release: December 21, 2018


EMS World® Announces K9 MEDIC™ K9 + Handler FAK (First Aid Kit) as a 2018 EMS World Innovation Award Winner


December 21, 2018

K9 MEDIC™ is proud to announce that the K9 MEDIC™ K9 + Handler FAK is a recipient of the 2018 EMS World Innovation Awards. This award program recognizes the industry’s most pioneering products of the year that were on full display at the 2018 EMS World Expo, held Oct. 29–Nov. 2 in Nashville, Tenn.

An independent panel of judges consisting of EMS World editorial advisory board members and EMS World Expo faculty met one-on-one with K9 MEDIC™ Executive Director, Jo-Anne Brenner, to review the K9 MEDIC™ K9 + Handler First Aid Kit, learn about its application, and determine whether it was worthy of this esteemed honor.

The K9 MEDIC™ K9 + Handler FAK, was deemed one of the most innovative developments in EMS this year. Judges commented “Nice kit to treat our K9 friends—this has been needed for a long time.”

“K9 MEDIC™ is pleased that our FAK was selected for the award”, Brenner said.  “Our mission is to ensure that every Working K9 has access to the same prehospital care as their human counterparts.  This award tells us that the EMS industry is ready to take care of K9 patients. ”


About EMS World®

Charting the future of EMS”​ since 1972, EMS World is the most influential and trusted voice among the decision-makers of prehospital emergency medical services. Properties include EMS World Magazine, and EMS World Expo, the largest EMS trade show/educational conference in North America.

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About K9 MEDIC™

K9 MEDIC has a vision where every Working K9 has access to the same first aid and prehospital care as their human counterparts. To that end, for the more than a decade K9 MEDIC™ has delivered leading-edge prehospital veterinary emergency medical services training (VEMS) to a wide variety of providers including SAR, Military, Law enforcement, and EMS. To further support their mission, K9 MEDIC also develops techniques, SOPs, and equips providers with the medical supplies and equipment needed to effectively support their K9s. K9 MEDIC believes in achieving educational excellence through multi-disciplinary collaboration with like-minded organizations.

Jo-Anne Brenner
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Walnut CA 91789