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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 [...]

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Teaching Paws for Purple Hearts Dogs to Swim

It’s summertime and here in Alaska, we love getting outside and exploring everything the great outdoors has to offer! For many, this includes swimming in the lakes, river, and ocean. At Paws for [...]

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Supporting Warriors this Independence Day

As Independence Day approaches, many are preparing their holiday festivities. Along with barbeques and parties, we ask that you join us in supporting our Nation’s Warriors as you celebrate the [...]

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Shining a Light on PTSD

Service Dogs aid a wide range of people all over the world for various reasons, but the bulk of our clients receive a Service Dog for one reason in particular, PTSD. Post Traumatic Stress [...]

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Fun in the Sun

Looking to beat the heat with your four-legged friend? Summer heat can sometimes make outside playtime difficult. Despite the weather, dogs need fun, exercise, and enrichment all year long. [...]

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Standing with our Military Members

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 [...]

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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 [...]

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Being a Puppy Parent

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 [...]

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Canine Heart Health

In honor of Valentine’s Day, we at Paws for Purple Hearts (PPH) thought it would be an opportune time to discuss the heart health of our Service Dogs. It’s important for each of the dogs at PPH [...]

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Connected By One Leash Recap

Thank you to all the spotlights in our Connected by One Leash campaign. It takes a village to raise a Service-Dog-In-Training and we are grateful for everyone that supports our mission!