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K9MD will train dogs for the non invasive early detection of cancers and other diseases

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Frieda, K9MD’s eighteen-month old German shepherd’s first job is to detect prostate cancer in urine. In New Zealand more than 3,000 men are diagnosed annually and 600 men die every year, that’s over 11 men every single week that die from prostate cancer. Early detection is crucial to the success of treatment and patient outcome.

Using a dog’s amazing sense of smell to detect prostate cancer in urine samples has been proven overseas to be more accurate and less invasive than current methods of testing. Frieda comes from a high quality, proven working dog line. She is a loveable, feisty girl with boundless energy and a ready keenness to work. We need your help to ensure Frieda is always healthy and happy and ready to work in her mission to help save lives. We need to provide her with a spacious and safe enclosure; quality food; regular vet checks and enrichment equipment for her relaxation time. Once Frieda has become a fully operational K9 Medical Detection dog and is validated for prostate cancer detection she will commence training to detect ovarian cancer. Together we can make a difference.

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K9 MEDICAL DETECTION NEW ZEALAND is a registered charitable trust with the aim of improving the health of all New Zealanders by using specifically trained dogs to detect cancer and other diseases, assist individuals with a life-threatening medical condition and detect infectious diseases anywhere within New Zealand. To find out more go to: www.k9md.org.nz

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To train Frieda to detect various cancers

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  • L&P.xo

    L&P.xo on 05 May 2019

    $30

    $30

    • K9 Medical Detection NZ

      In memory of Colin. Thank you so very much for your kind donation. Colin strongly believed in the use of our highly trained dogs for non-invasive, early detection of disease. Together we can make a difference.

  • Guest Donor

    Guest Donor on 04 Mar 2019

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    Great interview on RNZ! Good luck.

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    • K9 Medical Detection NZ

      Thank you so much for your kind donation, and we're thrilled you enjoyed hearing all about Frieda and our K9 Medical Detection programme.

  • Guest Donor

    Guest Donor on 04 Mar 2019

    $10

    $10

    • K9 Medical Detection NZ

      Thank you so much for your kind donation.

  • Guest Donor

    Guest Donor on 04 Mar 2019

    $30

    $30

    • K9 Medical Detection NZ

      Thank you so much for your kind donation.

  • Frieda Friend

    Frieda Friend on 04 Mar 2019

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    • K9 Medical Detection NZ

      Thank you so much for your kind donation.


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