WCC in the News
September 2021 – In this episode of The Earthly Delights, Seb talks to Rick Yount, the founder and creator of the Warrior Canine Connection which is a pioneering organization that utilizes its Mission Based Trauma Recovery model to help wounded Warriors reconnect with life, their families, their communities, and each other. Listen in here.
September 15, 2021 – September marks National Service Dog Month, a time to celebrate and honor the extraordinary four-legged heroes that dedicate their lives to help human companions – something Warrior Canine Connection does all year round. Check out the full story by Jordan Lindsay, Montgomery Community Media, here.
When Warrior Canine Connection Founder and Executive Director RickYount was gifted with Gabe, an eight-week-old golden retriever for Christmas, he had no idea his adorable new companion would change the trajectory of his life and thousands of others. Yount, a licensed social worker, often let Gabe tag along to work. One day, Yount was tasked with […]
June 10, 2021 – More than 350 million war survivors around the globe suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder, or PTSD, according to a 2019 report by the European Journal of Psychotraumatology. And while there are many types of psychotherapy treatments, such as Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT) and medication that can help treat PTSD, did you know […]
June 3, 2021 – BOYDS, Md. — Dole is a rambunctious black Labrador and loves being outdoors. He’s a service dog-in-training and is still getting schooled. “Well, he’s a little bit of a goof, which is probably why they matched him with me,” said retired U.S. Air Force Col. John Bryk. Watch the full story […]
May 26, 2021 – This is not a eulogy. Frank, named after U.S. Army Air Corps Lieutenant Francis Misciagna, is a dog I’ve been helping to train as part of Warrior Canine Connection, a non-profit that trains service dogs for wounded veterans. He’s finished with training and is moving on to be a facility dog at […]