Happy National Assistance Dog Week!

Happy National Assistance Dog Week! Most people are familiar with the idea of Guidedogs for the visually-impaired, but Assistance dogs are also trained for a variety of life-changing tasks as [...]


Facility Dog and Specialist Therapy Dog

Have you ever wondered what it is like to be a Puppy Parent to a future Service Dog? Puppy Parents are an indispensable element of our Service Dog training program and prepare our service [...]


PPH Dogs Remain Cool, Calm and Collected Around Cats

Puppies aren’t the only small four-legged friends we have at PPH. Did you know that several of our training centers actually have cats (and in some cases, guinea pigs)? Can you guess why?


Facility Dog Ralph Improves the Lives of Warriors and Healthcare Heroes at the VA

A facility dog’s role is to boost morale, build a welcoming atmosphere and promote healing for Warriors in a clinical setting. In his first year at the Veterans Affairs (VA) Clinic in San Jose, [...]


Our First Facility Dog Retires After 9 Years of Service

Every moment a Paws for Purple Hearts dog brings joy to a Warrior is a minute, an hour, a day well-spent. The goal of each Paws for Purple hearts dog is to spread love and happiness with those [...]


Let’s celebrate! It’s International Assistance Dog Week

Happy International Assistance Dog Week! We’re taking this time to celebrate our top-notch dogs and educate folks about the important role they play in helping Warriors along the road to [...]


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 [...]


What does “Warriors Helping Warriors” mean?

You may have heard our motto “Warriors Helping Warriors®,” but do you know why we say it, what it means, and how it relates to our mission? At Paws for Purple Hearts we are dedicated to [...]


Women’s Veterans Day

The Menlo Park PPH Team works with the Women’s Trauma Recovery Program (WTRP). The WTRP was developed to treat women Veterans and active duty service members with Post-Traumatic Stress (PTSD). [...]


Our Veteran Valentines

Love is in the air this week as we celebrate both Valentine’s Day and National Salute to Veteran Patients week. Paws for Purple Hearts is lucky enough to work with hundreds of Veterans every year [...]

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