Posts By: Jaki Waggamon

Logan Carver

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Logan is a 3 year old boy diagnosed with Autism who is approved for a service dog through 4 Paws for Ability. Logan has extreme sensory difficulties, wandering tendencies, and is nonverbal. His service dog will allow him the opportunity to join his community and feel secure in social settings, while also allowing him to… Read more »

Emma Lasater

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Meet our Emma Lasater who is full of sunshine. Emma has several genetic conditions that makes every day “normal” activities difficult. She suffers from hemiplegic migraines which mimic a stroke & one attack can last minutes to months varying in intensity from mild confusion, slurred speech all the way to coma. She has a “floppy”… Read more »

Justin Greenaway

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Thank you for your interest in learning more about Justin Greenaway.  We are pursuing a service dog for Justin due to his underlying diagnoses of autism and ADHD. Justin is the sweetest, most innocent, and non-malicious 8-year-old boy you will ever meet!  He has big beautiful eyes with long eyelashes that “bat” when he is… Read more »

Beachum Wilder

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Beachum Wilder’s 4 Paws Adventure Howdy, y’all! Let me introduce you to Beachum – he’s our amazing 9 year old who loves to be in costume pretending to be different people, acting out his favorite stories, outside on “adventure walks,” watching YouTube, and coloring the world with his art work! Beachum hit the typical milestones… Read more »

Luke Bean

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Luke is a seven year old little boy with Autism.  Luke was diagnosed with Autism when he was 2 1/2 yrs. old;  at the time of his diagnoses he was non verbal, with considerable development delay.  With the help of much therapy he is now verbal but still struggles with delayed development.  The daily activities… Read more »

Austin and Hunter Dick

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Our 10 year old twin sons, Austin and Hunter, have autism and require constant adult supervision-without which, they would be unlocking doors, hopping fences, and/or eloping from our home! Simple, daily routines and tasks like using the restroom, taking a shower, attending to our daughter, or assisting one of the boys independent of his brother-are… Read more »

Cooper Root

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Let me introduce Cooper. He is a lonely, isolated and frustrated little boy. He is also funny, creative, intelligent and very curious. He loves video games; baseball, his tablet, watching youtube, rocks and animals. On the outside, Cooper looks like your average 9-year-old boy, but Cooper has many significant disabilities that impact his attempts to… Read more »

Fee for Service

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In order to accept all children who qualify for our programs, 4 Paws for Ability partners with client families to provide the funds necessary to provide a service dog in a partial payment for service model.  It costs between $40,000 – $60,000 to place a single service dog with a child or veteran. The current… Read more »