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?
Few things bring more instant joy than interacting with a dog or puppy you just became acquainted with. With the pandemic causing a spike in dog ownership and many using the daily cadence of dog [...]
By Megan Franke
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Program instructors are the heart of our organization. They are the ones who train our dogs. They a whole lot of soul into training each top-notch assistance dog and providing Canine-Assisted [...]
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 [...]
Impacting hundreds of people daily, Paws for Purple Hearts’ Facility Dog program aims to spread love and joy throughout a health/human services care facility serving our nation’s brave injured [...]
By Megan FrankePosted
Paws for Purple Hearts has high performance standards for service dogs. They cannot be fearful, insecure, or uncomfortable around people, other dogs, unusual objects or noises. This is why we [...]
In San Diego, we take them out on exciting field trips to practice their impressive service dog training. The goal is to get them used to strange places, objects and noises throughout their [...]
It is important to support charities that help America’s Warriors. It is also important to support charities that help animals. Great news! Paws for Purple Hearts helps both Warriors AND animals!
One hour each week is all it takes for our service dogs in training to have lasting positive impact on the Warriors they serve. The bond between U.S. Marine Dylan and service dog in training [...]
It is always a joy welcoming a new litter of puppies into Paws for Purple Hearts. This time around it was extra special as PPH Virginia welcomed service dog in training, Scotty, aboard. You [...]