warrior canine connection

February 28, 2020 | Veronica Canales

Volunteers to Help Rebuild Warrior Canine Connection After Tornado Damage

Members of the community will gather this weekend to help with clean-up efforts after Warrior Canine Connection headquarters in Boyds experienced damage from storms. A tornado touched down on the location on Feb. 7, causing significant property damage. No people or animals were harmed. According to a press release, more then 150 community members and […]

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February 12, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Warrior Canine Connection Recovering From Storm Damage

Officials with Warrior Canine Connection say there is significant structural damage after a tornado touched down near their headquarters in Boyds on Friday morning. Warrior Canine Connection is an organization that helps wounded veterans heal thanks to specially trained service dogs. Although no people or animals were harmed, officials say estimated costs for repairs are […]

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February 8, 2020 | Joe Yasharoff

Video Shows Roof Being Blowing Off in Boyds During Friday Tornado

Maryland was hit with an unheard of five tornados on Friday according to the National Weather Service. Since 1950, a grand total of four tornados had hit the state in the month of February. Two of the five tornados hit Montgomery County: one in Dickerson and one in Germantown/Boyds area. The latter hit the Warrior […]

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February 7, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Serious Storms Damage, Close Warrior Canine Connection in Boyds

Warrior Canine Connection (WCC) in Boyds endured serious storm damage Friday, and employees believe it was caused by a tornado. The non-profit is currently closed due to the damage caused.  WCC is an organization that trains service dogs for veterans with disabilities, with the help of veterans suffering from PTSD and other psychological trauma. Allison […]

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November 8, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Warrior Canine Connection Helps Veterans Heal

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 Based Trauma Recovery. “We […]

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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 15, 2016 | Staff Writer

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County Report This Week (VIDEO)

MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke hosts the latest episode of County Report This Week, which includes reports about the County Council’s review of the Montgomery Village Master Plan, open enrollment for healthcare, the upcoming Women’s Legislative Briefing, and a recap of a legislative briefing in Silver Spring, a local nonprofit’s plans to relocate from Brookeville to Boyds […]

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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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November 6, 2015 | Staff Writer

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County Report This Week (VIDEO)

MyMCMedia‘s Sonya Burke hosts the latest episode of County Report This Week, which includes reports about election results in Gaithersburg, Rockville and Takoma Park, upcoming public hearings on interim MCPS Superintendent Larry Bowers’ recommended six-year CIP, Warrior Canine Connection’s recent graduation and more.

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