WCC in the News
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 […]
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 […]
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.
November 23, 2019 – After high school sweethearts Justin Lansford and Carol Balmes got engaged to be married, Justin knew that his best friend would stand by his side on the most important day of his life. The groom’s best friend just so happened to be his service dog Gabe. Justin, now 30, and Gabe […]
November 10, 2019 – ASHEVILLE, N.C. (WLOS) — The nonprofit “Warrior Canine Connection” hosted a Veterans Day appreciation and fundraising event in Asheville on Saturday. The nonprofit breeds, trains, and places services dogs with recovering veterans. The event not only focused on honoring veterans, but also helping them recover from visible and invisible wounds. Watch the […]
November 8, 2019 – In honor of Veterans Day, MyMCMedia checked in with a local organization that gives back to those who fought for our country in a special way. Warrior Canine Connection helps veterans all year round. Officials say since the organization started in 2011, they’ve helped more than four thousand veterans through Mission […]