If you’ve seen a service-dog-in-training out in public, you may have had a few questions running through your mind. What is the dog in training for? How long does it take? Is it hard for the [...]
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 [...]
June is PTSD Awareness Month – a month dedicated to raising awareness about the signs, symptoms and causes of post traumatic stress (PTS) as well as treatment options. At Paws for Purple Hearts, [...]
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Client training is one of the most important and also enjoyable things we do here at Paws for Purple Hearts. Matching people with their perfect canine partner is a truly amazing experience. It [...]
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.
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 [...]
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 [...]
From our participation in the 2019 San Antonio Pet Expo, to three new staff members, to being invited to the dedication of a specially adapted home for an injured Veteran, to the arrival of three [...]
We all enjoy being outside as much as possible. Our state of the art facility has great turf areas for the dogs to spend time on. They do everything from play, train, exercise, cool off and socialize.