2019 #GivingTuesday Update

Warrior Canine Connection just wrapped up its most successful #GivingTuesday in history! Participation in the 24-hour, GlobalGiving fundraising campaign was overwhelming, as WCC’s Board of Directors, staff and a total of 211 community supporters all generously contributed to the effort; $35,331 was given in donations, along with $14,449 provided in matching funds and bonus prize […]

Holiday Gifts that Give Back

The holidays are just around the corner! Have you made your list and checked it twice? Combine your love of Warrior Canine Connection with your holiday spirit by purchasing 2019 WCC holiday ornaments and 2020 calendars!    An annual tradition since 2014, these ornaments work double-duty by serving as a thoughtful gift, while also supporting WCC’s programs at the same […]

New Faces at WCC

 The Warrior Canine Connection team is growing! We are pleased to welcome some new faces to our pack both at our Healing Quarters in Boyds and at the Menlo Park VA in California. We are very excited about the wealth of knowledge, experience and expertise that these new team members bring to our team, please […]

WCC Puppy Cam Inspires Students

“Is this leaked footage from heaven?” That’s what Jon, one of Kayla Iannuccilli’s eight graders, asked her after seeing the Warrior Canine Connection puppy cam on for the first time. Kayla teaches language arts to 7th and 8th graders at East Rock Community & Cultural Studies Magnet School in New Haven, Connecticut, where she’s […]

Howl-o-ween Safety Tips for your Dog

Halloween is known for tricks and treats but keeping your dog safe and stress-free doesn’t have to spook you! Here are a few simple steps to keep your four-legged friend happy and healthy during this festive holiday. No tricks, no treats: That bowl of candy is for trick-or-treaters, not the dog. Chocolate in all forms […]

Warrior Canine Connection’s Class of 2019

The following Veteran Service Dog Teams were introduced into WCC’s 2019 class of graduates. SSG Spencer Milo, USA, Retired, and Service Dog Joseph CAPT John Halsema, USN, and Service Dog McGhee SSgt Ryan Boyles, USAF, and Service Dog Tommy Col Dennis Fowler, USAF, Retired, and Service Dog Lou The following Military Family Support Dogs were […]

Graduation 2019 Photo Gallery

New Faces at WCC

Emily Fritz Emily Fritz comes to WCC after spending four years working in the nonprofit service dog industry, where she got her start as an intern and worked her way up, learning everything she could; she worked in the kennels, development, outreach and as the graduate support coordinator. Emily has jumped in quickly at WCC […]

Protect Your Pet from the Heat During the Dog Days of Summer

Summer is officially underway and with that comes sun, fun and heat! Don’t forget to protect your best friend by preventing heat stroke and danger related to the high temperatures. Remember, dogs aren’t as efficient at cooling their body temperatures as we are — they’re built to conserve rather than release heat and tend to […]

Is Your Dog Ready for Fireworks?

With the Fourth of July just around the corner, now is a good time to think through your plans for your dog during those festive fireworks. While some dogs have no problem with the sight and sound of fireworks, for many others, it can be a particularly stressful event.   Did you know that more dogs […]