Mark Your Calendar – WCC’s 2020 Graduation

In its eighth year of taking place, this year’s Warrior Canine Connection graduation will mark its first *virtual* ceremony. Despite the format change, the event, set to take place on Saturday, September 26th, still promises to be a not-to-miss celebration! Be sure to tune-in to WCC’s Facebook page at 11 a.m. Eastern Time for the […]

T-Shirt Artwork Design Contest

HOW TO SUBMIT A DESIGN Be a part of Warrior Canine Connection graduation history by designing a limited edition t-shirt celebrating the Virtual Graduation Class of 2020! The contest is open to everyone and the winning designer will receive a FREE t-shirt featuring their artwork and bragging rights. GUIDELINES · Design should not exceed three […]

Warrior Canine Connection’s Class of 2019

The following Veteran Service Dog Teams were introduced into WCC’s 2019 class of graduates. SSG Spencer Milo, USA, Retired, and Service Dog Joseph CAPT John Halsema, USN, and Service Dog McGhee SSgt Ryan Boyles, USAF, and Service Dog Tommy Col Dennis Fowler, USAF, Retired, and Service Dog Lou The following Military Family Support Dogs were […]

Helping People, Changing Lives

In 2013, a dedicated team of volunteers from across the country scrambled to pull together WCC’s very first graduation. Seven years later, the tradition continues with an event that welcomes nearly 500 people and has become a highlight of the year for WCC. Still today, volunteers continue to be a key component to the event’s […]

Way to go, Mr. Wiggles: Check out these 13 assistance dogs who just graduated

September 30, 2019 – Have you ever wondered what an assistance dog who has completed its training gets instead of a diploma? A forever veteran. That’s exactly what happened Sept. 28 in Gaithersburg, Maryland during a “passing of the leash” ceremony for Warrior Canine Connection’s Class of 2019. Read the complete story at

Combat-wounded veterans meet new service dogs

Veterans and “Puppy Parents” from 18 different states came out to recognize the hard work and service of both the dogs and military service men and women. September 28, 2019 – Veterans got to meet their new service dogs at Warrior Canine Connection’s graduation ceremony on Saturday. Around a dozen “good boys and girls” were […]