Paws for Purple Hearts (PPH) is proud to announce we are wrapping up our first assistance dog matching (“client training”) course in Texas. The course required quite a bit of preparation and [...]
PPH Alaska’s twice monthly visits with Veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder or traumatic brain injuries who are incarcerated at Fairbanks Correctional Center. Prisoners participate in [...]
We are often asked how we choose our puppies and dogs: where do our puppies come from, and how do we determine if a puppy/dog is a good fit for service work? We also occasionally receive offers [...]
Celebrating First Anniversary Providing Life-Changing Canine Assisted Therapy to Richmond, Virginia Area Veterans
On January 25, 2017 our Paws for Purple Hearts Southeast Region team welcomed the first Service Dog Training Canine Assisted Therapy group to our facility in Caroline County, Virginia. The group [...]
Twice a month, two Southern California-based Paws for Purple Hearts instructors and two or three puppy service dogs in training make a scenic trip northwards up the sunny California coast.
Webb has modified his tour of duty. Since finding out he had a brain tumor and undergoing treatment, Webb has retired from the Community Living Center (the nursing facility on the Va campus here [...]