Coming Home Well Podcast: Warrior Canine Connection

September 12, 2020 – In this episode, Tyler Pieron with Coming Home Well interviews Rick Yount, the Executive Director and founder of Warrior Canine Connection (, who breed, train and place service dogs with severely wounded veterans. What makes Warrior Canine Connection special is they include veterans and injured service members in all aspects of […]

Warrior Canine Connection holds a virtual graduation ceremony for its Class of 2020

October 1, 2020 – Warrior Canine Connection pawtastically graduated its Class of 2020 in a virtual ceremony that united eight newly minted service dogs with their furever veteran. “There’s just this relationship with humans and dogs that I think transcends any other animal pairing that’s out there,” explained Army Staff Sgt. Danny Farrar, who was […]

Warrior Canine Connection Hosts 2002 Graduation Virtually

September 30, 2020 – Although this year marked Warrior Canine Connection’s eighth annual graduation, it was their first virtual ceremony. The special presentation showcased successful service dog placements that will help veterans in need nationwide. Watch the full story on here.

Join us on Saturday, September 26th for Warrior Canine Connection’s 2020 Virtual Graduation

Be sure to tune-in to WCC’s Facebook page at 11 a.m. Eastern Time on Saturday, September 26th for Warrior Canine Connection’s eighth annual graduation. The ceremony will include this year’s graduating Veteran Service Dog Teams, as well as inspiring stories, special awards, shout-outs and more! This year’s ceremony will mark WCC’s first virtual ceremony, and despite […]

Check Out The Puppies In Training That Have Become A Virtual Hit | Nightly News: Kids Edition

May 26, 2020 – We’ve all been doing a lot of binge-watching lately. One of our favorites is Warrior Canine Connection‘s puppy cam, where you can watch future service dogs sleeping, playing and learning. Watch the story on WCC’s puppy cam on in this episode of NBC Nightly News: Kids Edition here (the segment on WCC […]

Stanford student-veterans connect with canines

Stanford student-veterans are continuing their service to others by volunteering to train dogs to be service companions through Warrior Canine Connection. May 21, 2020 – After serving in America’s armed forces, Stanford’s student-veterans shifted their focus to academia and research. But since arriving on the Farm, some have continued to heed the call to serve […]

A Letter from Mike

Warrior Canine Connection’s service dog in training, Mike II, recently made an appearance in Constructor magazine, a publication put out by the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC).  AGC has been an amazing partner to WCC and its program for years, including its sponsorship of the WCC barn renovation project. Once completed, the historic dairy barn […]

Warrior Canine Connection Offers a New Program at Asheville’s Veterans Treatment Court

February 27, 2020 – Listen in to Maria’s Mutts and Stuff podcast on iHeartRadio to hear Warrior Canine Connection’s Executive Director Rick Yount, along with Kevin Rumley, coordinator for the Buncombe County Veterans Treatment Court in Asheville, N.C., talk about how they’re working together to provide service dog training to Veterans involved in the legal […]

Tenor Anthony Kearns Headlined ‘Fourth Annual Holiday Cocktails And Songs Of The Season’ In Washington, D.C.

January 3, 2020 – On Thursday night before Christmas 2019, the Phoenix Hotel in downtown Washington DC was the scene of the “Fourth Annual Holiday Cocktails and Songs of the Season” celebration, featuring international celebrity tenor, Anthony Kearns. White House Correspondent Kevin Corke was Master of Ceremonies for this inspiring evening that took place in the […]

Operation Overlord Litter names puppies after World War II vets

December 19, 2019 – Is there anything better than puppies? How about puppies named in honor of World War II veterans? That’s the idea behind Operation Overlord Litter courtesy of Warrior Canine Connection. Watch the complete story on Fox5 here.