WCC in the News
February 25, 2021 – Civic-minded breeders of Labradors and Golden Retrievers are an integral part of the success of Warrior Canine Connection (WCC), a nonprofit organization that helps deserving disabled veterans. WCC has always bred its own litters thanks to Molly Morelli, director of its dog program. She insists that canines that are bred for […]
February 22, 2021 – Talk therapy and companion dogs could help veterans as an alternative to medicine, an expert on service animals told a group of about 60 students last week. Sarah DelCore, veteran and military service manager for a Boyds, Maryland, organization called Warrior Canine Connections, encouraged the students to volunteer to train service […]
January 31, 2021 — “It brings tears to my eyes how Luke has changed Ryan’s life,” says puppy raiser Laurie Higuera of Napa, CA. In December 2020, the American Kennel Club bestowed its prestigious Award for Canine Excellence (ACE) on seven-year-old Luke for his work as a service dog for veteran U.S. Staff Sergeant E5 […]
January 7, 2021 – A nonprofit is providing an unusual form of therapy for those on the front lines of the coronavirus pandemic – puppy cams! “You spend five minutes with a puppy and try not to smile,” said registered nurse Robin Lingg Lagrone. Watch the full story on Denver7 here.
December 14, 2020 – Air Force veteran Ryan Garrison’s service dog, Luke, had pulled him out of hundreds of anxiety attacks and nightmares. But when Garrison, his son and Luke were in a car crash last January, the dog pulled Garrison out of a flashback so that he was able to save all three of […]
December 9, 2020 – They say dogs are a man’s best friend. Strong and compassionate, dogs have the ability to alter the way we live and see life, and Warrior Canine Connection helps hone those skills. Watch this full story on WDVM here.