JDog in the News


July 17
FOX Savannah (WTGS): Veteran owned and operated business looks to help out local vets
The brotherly bond between JDog Junk Removal & Hauling Lowcountry’s Josh Polley and Timothy Wells is evident, and they have an important message for employers: Give a veteran a chance.

July 6
Talent Economy: How to Find, Support Veteran Talent
Lauren Dixon’s story about finding and supporting Veteran talent includes comments from Mrs. JDog, Tracy Flanagan, about what Veterans need in a civilian work setting and how hiring managers can work with them.

July 6
Houston Patch: Veteran-Owned Business Makes Impact During And After Harvey
Editor and Marine Corps Veteran Bryan Kirk published a story in the Houston Patch about JDog Junk Removal & Hauling Houston following its grand opening. The story shares how the franchise is supporting and giving back to the local community.

July 5
1851 Franchise Magazine: Veterans in Franchising: Ray Hill of JDog Junk Removal
Ray Hill of JDog Junk Removal & Hauling Elmurst shares his thoughts with 1851 Franchise about finding a career path in franchising as a Veteran, including how his service prepared him to run the business.

July 4
Dixon Tribune: Local Veteran gains independence through new business
JDog Junk Removal & Hauling Yolo County franchise owner Rob Baugher was profiled on the front page of the Dixon Tribune newspaper on July 4 about the opening of his business.

June 19
ABC New Orleans (WGNO): JDog Junk Removal & Hauling
Larry Rivers of JDog Junk Removal & Hauling Baton Rouge highlights his passion for cleaning up the community the military way — with Respect, Integrity, and Trust — in an interview with ABC New Orleans.

June 18
ABC Baltimore (WMAR): JDog Junk Removal & Hauling
This ABC Baltimore segment features the service Chris Tyson, Steve Tazza, and their crew are providing to the Baltimore community through JDog Junk Removal & Hauling Baltimore Metro.

June 14
Tampa Bay Times: Business looks to open doors for vets across Tampa Bay
Tampa Bay Times writer Monique Welch shares Steve Devaux’s passion for hiring Veterans at the newly opened JDog Junk Removal & Hauling Tampa.

June 12
Tampa Bay Times: Waste removal company that employs veterans to open first Tampa Bay site
The Tampa Bay Times shares information about JDog Junk Removal Tampa’s grand opening and ribbon-cutting ceremony.

June 11
Houston Chronicle: New pizzeria opening in Kingwood, food delivery services business Favor adds Lake Houston area to its map
The Houston Chronicle promotes the expansion of JDog Junk Removal Houston to the Kingwood area.

June 11
ABC Tampa (WFTS): Tampa company wants to hire 100 military veterans to expand business of eco-friendly junk removal
ABC Tampa visited JDog Junk Removal Tampa to learn more about the company’s operation, expansion, and goal of hiring 100 Veterans across the area over the next couple years.

June 8
ABC Baltimore (WMAR): Junk removal company provides job opportunities for veterans and their families
ABC Baltimore accompanied JDog Baltimore Metro on a recent junk removal job, and spoke with General Manager Chris Tyson about how the company gives back to Veterans and offers them a familiar camaraderie as they transition to civilian life.

June 8
The Citizen: Veteran finds purpose through junk removal
In an interview with The Citizen, Josh Helm and Karyn Essen of JDog Junk Removal & Hauling White Bear Lake talk about how the company is empowering Veterans through employment, and giving them a way to continue to serve to their country.

May 23
News 4 JAX: A mission to help military veterans and their families
News 4 Jax in Jacksonville visited with JDog Junk Removal Jacksonville owner Rob Dennis and St. Augustine owner Mike Haire for a behind-the-scenes look at everything that goes into hiring Veterans, cleaning up the community, and serving with Respect, Integrity, and Trust.

May 15
WVEC (ABC 13): Local business run by veterans helps the environment, military families
Daniel Sharp, owner of JDog Junk Removal Chesapeake, and Keith Green, owner of JDog Junk Removal Virginia Beach, embody the spirit of camaraderie. Both spoke to ABC 13 about working together to give back to the community.

May 14
FOX 7 (Austin): FOX 7 Care Force: Helping Veterans
Damon Fogley, Army Veteran and owner of JDog Junk Removal Austin West and Kyle, shares his experience transitioning to civilian life, how he’s helping the environment through his work, and how he’s giving back to his Veteran community in this Fox 7 Care Force interview with Mike Warren.

May 3
WTVM: Junk removal business grand opening creates jobs for veterans
Nick Bain, owner of JDog Junk Removal Columbus, speaks with WTVM’s Mya Johnson about his ribbon cutting in Phenix City, Alabama, and how he’s already cleaning up his community.

April 26
PHL17: Local Junk Removal Company Puts Veterans to Work
John DiNapoli and Brett Connolly, co-owners of JDog Junk Removal Fishtown, show PHL17’s Matt Alba how the company gives back to the Philadelphia community.

April 26
Military.com: How This Army Vet Went from Bankruptcy to Successful Entrepreneur
Founder and CEO, Jerry Flanagan, is profiled about his experience starting JDog Junk Removal and his advice for Veterans transitioning to the civilian world.

April 25
First Coast News (NBC): Business gives veterans jobs while giving back to community
JDog Junk Removal Jacksonville’s Mike Getka explains the company’s impact on the community through job creation and partnerships with charities to First Coast News.

April 24
Patch Merrimack: JDog Junk Removal owner gives back in New Hampshire
John Elias, owner of JDog Junk Removal Merrimack, explains how the company donates, repurposes, or recycles almost all the junk it collects.

April 22
We Are Iowa: Army veteran finds new way to give back
Justin Pollard, owner of JDog Junk Removal Altoona, shares how the company has given him an opportunity to serve and give back to his community after leaving the military.

April 20
Seattle Weekly: Veteran’s Junk Removal Franchise Strives for Environmental Sustainability
Seattle Weekly profiles owner David Swaintek and JDog Junk Removal Lake Union’s efforts to recycle, repurpose and reuse the majority of items they collect.

April 19
WTSP-TV (CBS Tampa Bay): Eco-friendly ways to get rid of junk
Steve Devaux, owner of JDog Junk Removal Tampa, sorts junk with WTSP’s Sean Streicher and talks about eco-friendly junk removal and recycling methods.

April 18
Minden Press-Herald: Local business owner, veteran receives honor
The Minden Press-Herald features Windell Bonner, winner of the first annual JDog of the Year award, and owner of JDog Junk Removal Shreveport.

April 18
The Times Herald: Local business cleans up on junk
Steve Warren, owner of JDog Junk Removal Anchor Bay, talks about the company’s emphasis on recycling, reusing, and keeping junk out of landfills.

April 13
WNYT-TV (NBC Capital District): Red Cross on mission to install 1,000 free smoke alarms in Capital Region
Vinny Roman of JDog Junk Removal Schenectady talks about the company’s involvement in the Red Cross’s “Sound the Alarm” initiative.

April 6
The Herald-Independent: Junk removal business prides itself on recycling
Regional Manager Carol Poole demonstrates JDog Junk Removal Madison’s environmental efforts and support of Veterans.

April 6
The Forney Post: Father-son Marine Veterans open Forney business
The Forney Post highlights the grand opening of JDog Junk Removal Forney.

April 1
Shreveport Times: Minden veteran finds new purpose after 30 years in the Army Reserves
In a profile about JDog Junk Removal Shreveport, owner Windell Bonner talks about why he became a JDog Junk Removal business owner and how the company helps the local community.

March 26
KSLA-TV (CBS Shreveport): Army veteran on mission to rid Shreveport-Bossier of junk
KSLA profiles Windell Bonner, owner of JDog Junk Removal Shreveport, in KSLA Salutes, a segment honoring local heroes who serve the local community and the country.

March 26
MassLive: Veteran-owned junk removal now open in Westfield
MassLive showcases the grand opening of JDog Junk Removal Westfield, featuring owner Wade Rivest.

March 24
The Westfield News: Rep. Velis’ weekly update
John Velis of the Massachusetts House of Representatives mentions the launch of JDog Junk Removal Westfield in his weekly update.

March 23
WWLP-TV (NBC Western Massachusetts): Local veteran excited about veterans only business franchise in Westfield
WWLP spotlights the grand opening of JDog Junk Removal Westfield.

March 22
In Business: Madison Local veteran really cleans up
JDog Junk Removal Madison’s Carol Poole talks about how her military background and entrepreneurial spirit prepared her to launch and manage the business.

March 18
WISC-TV (CBS Madison): Junk-removal business helps veterans find a purpose
Carol Poole, Regional Manager of JDog Junk Removal Madison, shares how the company is helping Veterans find a purpose after serving in the military.

March 13
Madison Patch: Military vet seeks to rid Madison of junk
Madison Patch promotes the grand opening of JDog Junk Removal Madison and talks to Regional Manager Carol Poole about the company’s sense of environmental stewardship and its support of veterans.

March 8
Portland Patch: Veteran-run junk removal service comes to Portland
Portland Patch interviews Jason Calhoun about the launch of JDog Junk Removal Portland South.