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Warrior Canine Connection Launches Program in Baltimore City Veterans Treatment Court

Service Dog Training Program to Help Wounded Veterans Avoid Incarceration  BOYDS, Md. – Warrior Canine Connection announces it is offering a new program to support the Veterans Treatment Court in Baltimore. Working with District Court in Baltimore City, the WCC program utilizes service dog training as a community service option for Veterans involved with the […]

Warrior Canine Connection to offer Service Dog Training at the Marcus Institute for Brain Health in Denver Area

New Partnership to Help Expand Breadth of Program Interventions for Veteran Patients FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 31, 2018 AURORA, Colorado – Today, Warrior Canine Connection announced that it is partnering with the Marcus Institute for Brain Health at the Anschutz Medical Campus to offer service dog training as part of its roster of MIBH’s interventions […]

Warrior Canine Connection Receives Grant from Veterans United Foundation for Service Dog Training Program

BOYDS, Md. – Warrior Canine Connection (WCC) is pleased to announce it has received a $20,000 grant from Veterans United Foundation. The grant will support WCC’s mission of helping Veterans who suffer from post-traumatic stress by pairing them with service dogs in training. WCC uses a Mission Based Trauma Recovery (MBTR) therapy model designed as […]

New Litter of Puppies Make Debut on New & Improved Warrior Canine Connection Puppy Cam on Explore.org

BOYDS, Maryland – Viewers of the Warrior Canine Connection puppy cam on Explore.org will now notice a substantially enhanced viewing experience when they log-on. The site, which launched almost six years ago as the first of its kind, has added five upgraded high-definition cameras and increased perspectives and angles so WCC supporters and fans can […]

Associated General Contractors of America Undertakes Centennial Project: Renovation of Historic Barn at WCC’s Healing Quarters

The Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) is celebrating 100 years by undertaking an historic project to help our Nation’s wounded Veterans heal from the invisible wounds of war.  As its centennial project, AGC is focusing on the renovation of an historic barn at the Warrior Canine Connection’s Healing Quarters in Boyds, Maryland. The project will create much-needed […]

Wounded warriors receive service dogs in ceremony

Germantown, MD (LocalDVM.com) — For the past five years, the Warrior Canine Connection has worked to prove that sometimes the best medicine has four legs and a wet nose. After six months of waiting, former army infantry officer Dan Berschinski was officially given the leash of his service dog Buntz. Read full article and watch […]

From puppies to alums: WCC celebrates recent graduating class of service dogs

Germantown, MD (Meredith Tibbets, Stars and Stripes) — They waited for months, and finally it was time for the veterans to receive the newest addition to their families. More than twenty therapy and service dogs “graduated” from the Warrior Canine Connection on Saturday at Germantown, near the group’s headquarters in Boyds. After training for more […]

Now Accepting Applications for Our Internship Program

For Military Veterans and Military Family Members: One-Year Paid Internships with Warrior Canine Connection.  Thanks to generous support from the Schultz Family Foundation, Warrior Canine Connection is pleased to announce an exciting employment opportunity. WCC will offer a one-year paid Internship for Veterans and Military Family Members. The goal of the Internship is for all […]

Wounded Warriors Train Service Dogs to Help With PTSD

BOYDS, MD (NBC4 Washington) — A Maryland organization enlists service members and veterans with combat stress to train service dogs for their fellow wounded warriors. Watch here.

Radio Interview: American Heroes Network

December 27, 2016 – Rick Yount, WCC Executive Director, was the guest during the one-hour interview about post-traumatic stress, the effectiveness of animal-assisted therapy, and the Warrior Canine Connection program. Listen to the interview here.