Maryland Public Television’s Salute to Veterans: Warrior Canine Connection

June 28, 2019 — Maryland Public Television recently featured Warrior Canine Connection in its “Salute To Veterans” segment to showcase how dogs are being bred and raised for a unique purpose — to help veterans with PTSD or mobility issues. MPT’s Nancy Yamada recently visited WCC’s Healing Quarters in Boyds, watch the story here.   […]

Veteran’s furry friends get their annual eye exam with Warrior Canine Connections

May 11, 2019 – ROCKVILLE, Md. – “She’s like a little sister,” says US army veteran Tim O’Boyle about his six-year-old Golden Retriever  Sandy. She’s not just any Golden Retriever. Her mission is to help O’Boyle by providing therapy for his sometimes paralyzing Post Traumatic Stress Disorder attacks that include flashbacks from when he served […]

Spotlight on Excellence: Warrior Canine Connection

Special Edition 2019: If you work at the VA Central Office (VACO), you might have noticed some furry visitors in the lobby every third Friday of the month since last summer. These pups are part of Warrior Canine Connection (WCC), a nonprofit organization that enlists Veterans in a therapeutic mission of learning to train service […]

Warrior Canine Connection trains service dogs for veterans — and there’s a puppy cam

March 1, 2019 – Who better to train service dogs for veterans than other veterans? That’s exactly what Warrior Canine Connection does. Since the beginning of its mission in 2011, 4,000 service members — many struggling with symptoms of PTSD — have helped train puppies to eventually serve as service dogs. Read the complete story […]

Warrior Canine Connection Restores Barn to Help More Veterans

February 28, 2019 – Since moving to Boyds in 2016, the Warrior Canine Connection has continued helping military veterans and their families heal their wounds, both visible and invisible. Watch the full story on Montgomery County Media’s website here. 

Warrior Canine Connection begins multi-million-dollar barn project

February 27, 2019 – BOYDS, Md. – Nonprofit – Warrior Canine Connection, hosted hard hat day which gave locals an inside look at their rebuild project for a new barn to train canines in. Watch the story here.

National Construction Charity Donates $265,000 to Fund Renovation of Historic Barn to Serve as New Headquarters for Veterans’ Support Group

February 27, 2019 AGC Charities Inc., the charitable arm of the Associated General Contractors of America, donated $265,000 today to fund a new “National Healing Quarters” for Warrior Canine Connection. The funds will help cover the cost of renovating a historic dairy barn in Boyds, Maryland to serve as the new headquarters for the group that […]

Facebook Watch: 365 Days of Love

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 […]

“A Day in the Life”

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.

Local service dog charities help military veterans with dogs like Sully

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 […]