Rosie’s Helps Team Virginia Start 2021 in Style

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, [...]


The Long Awaited Return to In-Person Canine-Assisted Warrior Therapy®

Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, Paws for Purple Hearts has kept the connection to our nation’s Warriors alive by using creative solutions. In Virginia, for example, Canine-Assisted Warrior [...]


Wearing A Service Dog Vest Isn’t an All-Access Pass

When you think of a service dog, you might imagine a fluffy golden retriever, a sleek black lab, or perhaps a strong shepherd — but no matter what breed comes to mind, you probably picture them [...]


New Graphic Wraps feature PPH Dogs

That’s a wrap – a van wrap! Everyone will know when the Paws for Purple Hearts team arrives to serve Warriors now that our vans are covered in photos and graphics of our highly-trained dogs. Our [...]


Specialist Therapy Dogs Improve Patient Care

Our specialist therapy dogs help mental health professionals deliver clinical evaluations, interventions, and the treatment of Warrior patients and their family members more effectively. They are [...]


Thank you for a great 2019!

2019 was a great year for Paws for Purple Hearts and our Warriors! We are excited to share with you the accomplishments our staff, volunteers, and future service dogs have made this year.


Menlo Park: Canine Assisted Warrior Therapy Reaches 1,977 Hours!

Since only 2016, Paws for Purple Hearts Menlo Park has had 168 Warriors participate in Canine Assisted Warrior Therapy®️, totaling over 1,977 hours! Our Menlo Park location is on the VA [...]


Leaving Paw Prints on Their Hearts

At Paws for Purple Hearts (PPH), we are not only dedicated to training the best service dogs for our Veterans, we are also committed to providing Canine Assisted Warrior Therapy® - a program [...]