Spring has arrived and so has the beautiful weather here in Virginia! The Paws for Purple Hearts service dogs in training have been enjoying more play time in the yard without getting muddy, as [...]
Puppies in training at Paws for Purple Hearts spend their weekends with volunteer puppy families. Our puppy families are vital to the upbringing of our pups because they provide the extra [...]
Judy arrived in Fairbanks, Alaska at 8 weeks of age in December, 2016. Her time in Fairbanks was spent helping Veterans and Service Members reduce post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and other [...]
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 [...]
Twice a month, two Southern California-based Paws for Purple Hearts instructors and two or three puppy service dogs in training make a scenic trip northwards up the sunny California coast.