“Winterization” of the dogs not only involves desensitizing the dogs to wearing booties and dog coats, but also to the regular application of paw pad salve to protect their feet once the snow falls.
The PPH Alaska dogs are learning to ride on the stand-up paddleboard during our Canine-Assisted Warrior Therapy sessions. Just as in learning any new skill, the dogs are introduced to the [...]
Judy arrived in Fairbanks, Alaska at 8 weeks of age in December, 2016. Her time in Fairbanks was spent helping Veterans and Service Members reduce post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and other [...]
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 [...]
Paws for Purple Hearts (PPH) Alaska celebrated the graduation of its first Service Dog/Veteran team on Saturday, December 16th, 2017. The momentous occasion was commemorated with a heart-warming [...]