Our service dogs in training come from individual breeders that we have carefully selected due to the temperament and health of the dogs. This past weekend we were lucky enough to receive six [...]
We start with field trips when the pup is around 8 weeks old. At this age, we actually carry the pup around in a “puppy pouch” or they ride in a “puppy cart” while being exposed to many different [...]
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The Paws for Purple Hearts Virginia site is coming up on 3 years of serving the Virginia area! We are pleased to say that we now conduct four different Canine-Assisted Warrior Therapy sessions [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]