Paws for Purple Hearts trains service dog to help veterans

Paws for Purple Hearts has provided innovative Canine-Assisted Warrior Therapy since July 2017 to 37 individual veteran and active duty military service members who have occupied more than 200 session slots and received over 60 hours of valuable session time devoted to reducing their PTSD and TBI symptoms.

Paws for Purple Hearts conducts Canine-Assisted Warrior Therapy in partnership with the VA San Diego Healthcare System at La Jolla, the VA Long Beach Healthcare System and the U.S. Marine Corps Wounded Warrior Battalion – West at Camp Pendleton.

Paws for Purple Hearts has provided Social Therapy to 30 veterans since July 2017 at various locations in the San Diego area.

Paws for Purple Hearts provides life-changing Canine-Assisted Warrior Therapy to dozens of Southern California area veterans and active duty service members, reducing their PTSD and TBI symptoms and enabling them to reengage more fully with their families, friends and colleagues as productive members of the community

Paws for Purple Hearts is growing and establishing new programs with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs and U.S. Department of Defense facilities in the area. With its new facility, Paws for Purple Hearts will increase the number of Warriors served by providing flexible session location options to partners

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