Rick Yount

May 7, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

MedStar Montgomery Nurses Get Puppy Love

National Nurses Week runs from May 6 through May 12 and MedStar Montgomery Medical Center kicked off the occasion with a special visit from several 7-week-old golden retriever puppies. The puppies were brought by the Warrior Canine Connection in Boyds. The organization raises puppies to assist veterans as trained service dogs. Many of the nurses […]

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September 15, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Warrior Canine Connection Finds Creative Ways to Reach Vets During Pandemic

The Warrior Canine Connection has adapted the way they do things amid the COVID-19 health crisis. The nonprofit connects specially trained service dogs with veterans nationwide recovering from combat stress, allowing them to reconnect with their families, communities, and friends. Founder and Executive Director Rick Yount says Warrior Canine Connection continues to provide mission-critical programming for […]

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January 8, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Warrior Canine Connection Looks Forward to New Location in Boyds (VIDEO)

The Warrior Canine Connection, a local nonprofit that helps wounded warriors reconnect, is preparing to move its headquarters from Brookeville to Boyds. The executive director of the nonprofit organization is also expressing his gratitude for a much needed donation from the Bob Woodruff Foundation that will be used to traverse the expansive, new property off […]

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November 11, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Warrior Canines Graduate in Germantown (VIDEO)

There is a local nonprofit in Montgomery County that is working to heal our veterans who return from war with physical injuries and emotional trauma. The Warrior Canine Connection uses dogs to help veterans reconnect with their lives. Recently, at the Germantown campus of Montgomery College, a special ceremony took place where these canine helpers […]

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March 18, 2014 | Sonya Burke

photo of Rick Yount of Warrior Canine Connection

A Popular Puppy Cam (Video)

In this MyMCMedia extra, you will learn about a popular puppy cam housed in Brookville. In its first year, the puppy cam attracted 5.3 million views and launched a virtual community of extreme puppy watchers (EPW) from around the world. Find out more from the executive director of Warrior Canine Connection, Rick Yount, who we […]

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