service dogs

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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February 20, 2020 | Alexandra Macia

Hogan Supports Service Dogs For Children Who Testify

Gov. Larry Hogan is supporting legislation to provide children testifying in Maryland courts with therapy dogs. On Tuesday, Hogan hosted over a dozen therapy dogs at the Maryland State House as he showed his support for the legislation. The bills’ primary sponsors, Sen. Bryan Simonaire and Del. Michael Malone, attended the event. Bills HB311/SB101 are […]

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February 28, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Warrior Canine Connection Restores Barn to Help More Veterans

Since moving to Boyds in 2016, the Warrior Canine Connection has continued helping military veterans and their families heal their wounds, both visible and invisible. The nonprofit organization breeds yellow and black labs, as well as golden retrievers. Immediately from birth, every puppy undergoes extensive training, preparing to work as a service dog for veterans. […]

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January 28, 2013 | Pamela Wilkins

Photo of service dog and military

A Hero’s Best Friend

For those veterans who return from combat duty with physical or psychological injuries, Hero Dogs Inc. and the Silver Spring Vet Center offer an array of services, ranging from employment assistance, counseling for post-traumatic stress disorder, and help with day-to-day tasks that may simply be too hard for the recovering veteran to accomplish. Wayne Miller […]

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