January 19, 2019 – What does love mean to you? That’s the question the new Facebook Watch series titled “365 Days of Love” hosted by Sophia Vergara aims to answer. The show, which kicked off on January 1, focuses on many subjects and, just recently, showcased WCC’s mission in an episode titled “The Pups That […]
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December 17, 2018 – What does “A Day in the Life” look like for Rick Yount, WCC founder and executive director? Find out in this article in The Native Influence.
December 4, 2018 – BOYDS, Md. (ABC7) — Sully, President Bush’s service dog, was trained at America’s VetDogs. Its training facility in Long Island, New York. Sully will soon be reassigned to help veterans at Walter Reed National Military Hospital. “How supportive that dog being there will be for all of those loved ones and family […]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 4, 2018 BOYDS, Md. – Warrior Canine Connection knows that pets have the remarkable ability to reduce feelings of stress and anxiety, improve our mood and bring us unconditional love. That’s why, with the help of a new $75,000 grant from PetSmart Charities, the organization is aiming to improve the quality […]
November 30, 2018 – Warrior Canine Connection has teamed up with Buncombe County’s Veterans Treatment Court to offer a service dog training option for veterans involved with the criminal justice system. Read the Mountain Express article about the program here.
BOYDS, Md. – Warrior Canine Connection (WCC) is pleased to announce it has received a $100,000 grant from Boeing (NYSE: BA) to support its service dog training program. “Warrior Canine Connection is honored to have been selected to receive this generous support from Boeing,” said Rick Yount, founder and executive director, Warrior Canine Connection. “Boeing’s charitable […]
Service Dog Training Program Helps Wounded Veterans Avoid Incarceration ASHEVILLE, N.C. – Warrior Canine Connection is offering a new program to support the Veterans Treatment Court in Asheville, North Carolina. Working with the Buncombe County Veterans Treatment Court, the WCC program utilizes service dog training as a community service option for Veterans involved with the […]
November 19, 2018 – BOYDS, Md. — Puppies crawled over legs and laps, under chairs and knees, stretching to lick the faces of some of the cast and crew of the new NBC show “The Village” as they sat on the floor. A small group from the show arrived at the headquarters of the nonprofit […]
BOYDS, Md. – Warrior Canine Connection is pleased to announce it has received a $25,000 grant from SAGA Foundation to support its service dog training program at the Menlo Park VA. This year marked six years that WCC has been providing its Mission Based Trauma Recovery program for Veterans at the Menlo Park Campus of […]
BOYDS, Md. – Warrior Canine Connection’s strong financial health and commitment to accountability, transparency and to our nation’s Veterans have earned it a 4-star rating from Charity Navigator, America’s largest independent charity evaluator. This is the first time that Warrior Canine Connection has been eligible to receive this top distinction. “Warrior Canine Connection’s exceptional 4-star […]