Tag Archive for: PTSD Service Dogs

Recognizing National PTSD Awareness Day with Warrior Canine Connection

June 27, 2022 – Warrior Canine Connection Founder Rick Yount joins FOX 5 to share the importance of animal therapy when dealing with PTSD. Watch the news story here.

Dogs Who Serve

June 6, 2022 – Service dogs can help veterans with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder by providing calming support with everyday tasks. A law signed in August 2021 allowed the Department of Veteran Affairs to launch a new program in which veterans with PTSD help train service dogs for other veterans. We speak with Rick Yount, the Executive Director of Warrior Canine Connection, a nonprofit that teaches veterans how to train service dogs for other veterans, about how involving veterans in dog training can help them heal.

Listen to the “Dogs Who Serve” podcast on The Takeaway here.