Soon after an organization that provides dogs to veterans was notified of concerns over its operations, a veterinarian not affiliated with the group conducted a site check. Her findings: “My overall impression while working with Warrior Canine Connection is that their dogs are well cared for.” But Warrior Canine Connection’s contract with two military facilities was suspended on Oct. 27.
An April 3rd letter from a military contract officer laid out several complaints about the performance of Warrior Canine Connection, the group that trains veterans to train service dogs for their fellow disabled vets.
A program at Fort Belvoir and Walter Reed that pairs wounded veterans with therapy dogs was shut down last month because of concerns about patient care.
A program that prepares service dogs for permanent placement with wounded veterans and their families has been booted from Fort Belvoir and Walter Reed without explanation, the program’s executive director says.
A charity that trains service dogs for veterans is celebrating a donation prompted by the theft of its all-terrain vehicle last October.
WASHINGTON — Who would steal from a group that trains puppies as service dogs for veterans? That’s what the staff at the Warrior Canine Connection and the Maryland Natural Resources Police want to know. Candy…
Can a furry, four-legged creature really help save a life? Many
wounded warriors and their spouses say, \”yes.\”
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