WCC in the News

Local content creators raise money for Warrior Canine Connection

Army helicopter pilot turned content creator Kevin Bubolz and his dog Ellie have amassed a strong following on social media of more than 8-million people, and they are using that following to help with a good cause. Kevin and Ellie joins Good Day DC to talk about how they are raising money for the Warrior […]

Pups With A Purpose: This group is helping veterans through the companionship of furry friends

War takes a physical, emotional, and mental toll on someone that only combat veterans understand. In fact, when many veterans return home, they have trouble adjusting to the life they used to know. That is where Warrior Canine Connection comes in. Watch the full story on RFD TV here.

Training service dogs for military members is therapy for veterans at Penn’s new program

Dogs are bred specifically for the program and are mostly Labradors and golden retrievers — breeds smart and sturdy enough to help veterans with both mental and physical disabilities. Curious passers-by often can’t help but peek into Jennifer Desher’s office on the University of Pennsylvania’s campus: On any given afternoon, she’s playing host to a […]

New Penn medical school program matches service dogs with veterans

PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) — A new program at Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania aims to improve the lives of veterans, both on staff and in the community through service animals, like four-month-old Mosko. Mosko is a playful pup undergoing some serious training. Check out the full story on WPVI News 6 here.

Veterans train service dogs for wounded warriors in Baltimore City courtroom

BALTIMORE (WMAR) — It’s an unusual place to train dogs but in a Baltimore City courtroom, it’s serving a deeper purpose. “It is a wonderful thing to watch. I think it’s therapeutic for the veterans,” said Baltimore City District Judge Halee Weinstein. Watch the full story from WMAR News 2 Baltimore.

‘It’s such a gift’: service dogs help Maryland vets combat PTSD

October 18, 2022 – HANOVER, Md (WMAR) — A Maryland training center is preparing dogs to help wounded warriors combat PTSD. “It’s so profound. It’s such a gift,” said Army veteran Maja Reuss. Watch the full story on WMAR here.