This week is the start of Military Appreciation Month. Each May, we take time to honor those who have served in our Armed Forces. The month of May holds many important holidays, like Silver Star [...]
On March 2, 2022, Paws for Purple Hearts celebrated its one year anniversary of being an Assistance Dogs International (ADI) Accredited Member.
Our Virginia team started working with Paws for Purple Hearts (PPH) Service-Dogs-In-Training in 2015. Since we opened our Virginia facility in Ruther back then, over 30 dogs have gone through [...]
ADI stands for Assistance Dogs International. This crucial group defines the standards and develops the best practices by which the service dog industry as a whole operates. Member organizations [...]
Paws for Purple Hearts Team Virginia started the year on a happy note when, on January 8, 2021, service dog in training Scout tried his luck at Rosie’s Gaming Emporium’s new location in Dumfries, [...]
As top-tier Service Dogs, our dogs must learn how to perform commands in public despite distractions that can take the form of noises, sights, tactile stimuli or smells. That’s a lot for a puppy [...]
At Paws for Purple Hearts, our motto is Warriors Helping Warriors®. Usually, this refers to our Canine-Assisted Warrior Therapy®, where Warriors help train life-long service companions for their [...]