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Warrior Canine Connection

Org #26970
Vetted since 2014
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Warrior Canine Connection is a pioneering organization that utilizes clinically based Canine Connection Therapy to empower returning combat Veterans who have sustained physical and psychological wounds while in service to our country. Based on the concept of Warriors helping Warriors, WCC's therapeutic service dog training program is designed to mitigate symptoms of Post Traumatic Stress and Traumatic Brain Injuries, while giving recovering Service Members and Veterans a sense of purpose, help in reintegrating back into their families and communities, and a potential career path as a service dog trainer. The program also produces highly skilled Warrior-trained service dogs that will pr... read more

Project Leaders
Jennifer Wilder
Jennifer Wilder
Rick A Yount, Jennifer Wilder, Kevin Simpson, Molly Morelli, Kim Vaughan, Donna Vaughan
Organization Information
14934 Schaeffer Road
Boyds, MD 20841
United States
Organization Information
14934 Schaeffer Road
Boyds, MD 20841
United States

Project Reports

Each of GlobalGiving’s nonprofit partners is required to send quarterly donor reports detailing the impact of their work. Here are some of their recent updates:

Sam and Rachael: Together Every Step of the Way

By Beth Bourgeois | Public Relations and Media Officer

Retired Army Chemical Technician Sam can’t imagine his life without service dog Rachael, a four-year-old Golden Retriever. “She makes me more outgoing, more willing to talk to... Read the full report ›

Training Service Dogs in Correctional Facilities

By Beth Bourgeois | Media and Public Relations Office

In a groundbreaking partnership, Warrior Canine Connection (WCC) is excited to announce the launch of its new service dog training program at the Jessup Correctional Institution in Jessup, Maryland.... Read the full report ›

WCC Veteran-Service Dog Teams Graduate!

By Jennifer Wilder | Director of Development and Communications

On September 23, 2023, Former Secretary of Defense, General (Ret.) James Mattis, a distinguished military leader renowned for his strategic brilliance, unwavering leadership, and deep commitment... Read the full report ›
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